Identifying Clues
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Identifying Weed Species

To control weeds, you first need to identify the various types of weeds growing in your turf.  Weeds are either narrow-leaved and grass-like, or broad-leaved.  You also need to know the lif… Read more »

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Common Lawn Weeds

Here are the most common weeds and recommendations to eliminate.
Annual bluegrass (Poa annua)
Frequently found in compacted, infertile soils, this light green, low-growing grassy annual… Read more »

Weed Removal
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The Nitty-Gritty of Weed Removal

Prevention through appropriate cultural methods… Read more » is your first line of defense against weeds, but eventually there comes a time when you need to roll up your sleeves and get after them.  On sm

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Some Least-Toxic Herbicides

 
Herbicidal Soap is made from potassium salts of fatty acids derived from naturally occurring plant oils and animal fats.  Contact with herbicidal soap damages plant cell walls, cau… Read more »

Herbicides
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Herbicides

When looking at large areas of lawn contaminated by weeds, most people consider resorting to herbicides.  In fact, it is difficult to go to a local garden supply store without seeing shelves… Read more »