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NailBanger 05-20-2012 03:08 PM

clover removal ?
 
our lawn is infested with clover- any ideas /steps i can take to eliminate it ?
thank you :confused:

nealtw 05-20-2012 04:50 PM

Weed and feed, the grass wants to be damp so the weed part can stick to the broad leaves.

MikeP 05-20-2012 06:54 PM

A weed killer will not do a great job killing clover. Never had luck with it. The only thing I have found to work is to overseed your lawn and it will choke out weeds. The thicker your lawn, the less weeds can grow.

Blue Jay 05-20-2012 07:01 PM

The weed and feed would work but you would want to do the whole lawn due to the feed part. You could use 24D and just spray the infected area, it will NOT harm grass but any broad leaf plant will be dead in about a week.

nealtw 05-20-2012 07:21 PM

I thought 2,4D was a thing of the past, after reading Bluejay's post I looked it up and found that it was approved again in Canada.
It works great on clover and other weeds but like Mike stated keeping the grass thick will help.

NailBanger 05-21-2012 04:54 AM

Thank you for your information

Daddytron 05-22-2012 08:51 PM

Try "Par 3" I have had a lot of success with that in the past... Then over-seed.


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