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The Lawn, in Light & Shadow
Lawn Weed control<
Securing a firm Grass Sod
Types of Grass
Tips for caring for the Lawn
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Paths and Border Planting
The Bird Garden
Garden Pools and Ponds
The Rose Garden
Bulbs and Kindred Plants
Rock garden design
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Winter protection of Plants
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Plant and Flower Garden Dictionary
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Home garden design > The Lawn, in Light & Shadow > Lawn Weed control
Lawn Weed control
WEEDS COMMON TO THE LAWN AND THEIR CONTROL
COMMON NAME SHAPE OF SEED CONTROL
Broad-leaved Plan- Flat and irregular. Common on rich soil. Remove by
tain hand. Cut below crown.
Buckhorn Plantain Like coffee grain: Use Dandelion killer or by spud
brown. ding out. Dig up space in the
Chickweed Round, flat, small; Cultivate, spray with iron sul
reddish brown. phate.
Crab Grass Oval, flat on one Cut the grass close and rake vigor
side; greenish ously. Pull young plants.
Dandelion Oval, one end Secure Dandelion killer in which
pointed; rough. gasoline is used in tube.
Dock Triangular; brown. Cut below crown. Prevent seed
Ground Ivy Oval, small; dark Spade up and remove all stems.
colour. Cultivate for a short time. May
be smothered out like Money
Moneywort Oval, small seed. Smother out small patches with
building paper, boards, or other
material. Work lime into the soil. Fertilize heavily and reseed spots to grass.
Sorrel Triangular like Keep cut close, cultivate. Pre
beechnut;brown vent seed production.