Sally Smith
Sally Smith
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  • Bishop Hill, IL
Asked on Apr 27, 2017

How to get rid of crabgrass, clover ,and creeping charlie?

BarbWilliam

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three fourths of the yard is covered with these awful plants and short of a gardening service----any ideas?
2 answers
  • William
    on Apr 27, 2017

    I also suffered with Creeping Charlie! At one point, two thirds of my lawn was taken over. I tried everything under the sun. I finally tried Spectracide Weed and Feed. I mixed a much stronger solution than the instructions said. Used a handheld sprayer and really wet the "lawn" down with no rain scheduled for the next few days. Killed the Charlie and he lawn came back stronger than ever. I still get some Charlie coming back every so often, so I pull out what I can and spot spray it along with other weeds as general maintenance.
  • Barb
    on Apr 30, 2017

    Creeping Charlie can really only be killed by using Chickweed and Clover killer. You need to spray it down once every 7-10 days, 3 or 4 applications.
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