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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
fall.
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.
brown.
Dandelion Oval, one end Secure Dandelion killer in which
pointed; rough. gasoline is used in tube.
Dock Triangular; brown. Cut below crown. Prevent seed­

ing. Cultivate.
Ground Ivy Oval, small; dark Spade up and remove all stems.
colour. Cultivate for a short time. May
be smothered out like Money­

. wort.
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.