Getting rid of stubborn weeds can be backbreaking work. And, unfortunately, with many stubborn weeds, you can pull all you want by hand, but you may never eradicate the weeds completely due to deep or massive root systems. Do your back a favor and try these products to eliminate the worst weeds.
Children think dandelions are pretty yellow flowers but adults know they are nuisance that given time, will reseed across your entire lawn. Even though dandelions disappear in the fall, they’re working under the surface to survive until next spring. A dandelion’s taproot can grow deep into the soil. They must be killed to the root with an herbicide.
Compare-N-Save Weed Killer for Lawns works on both cool and warm season grasses to kill more than 200 common weeds. The active ingredient, dimethylamine salt of 2,4-D acid and a three way combination of lawn herbicides, and only targets those pesky weeds, leaving your grass untouched. Use it twice a year to keep your lawn weed-free.
Using Compare-N-Save Weed Killer for grass when temperatures are above 90 degrees could damage your lawn.
Bindweed resembles a wild morning glory. It is a vigorous perennial vine that if left unchecked, will snake its way up, over and through your garden plants. It spreads by seeds that can sprout over years and roots that can grow 10 feet deep. It is nearly impossible to dig out and needs to be treated with an herbicide.
RM18 is a total weed control solution for any unwanted brush, broadleaf plants and grass. It is ideal for spraying around gardens, but as it is a total weed solution, don’t spray it on plants you wish to keep. RM18 the weeds while leaving fertile soil available for the plants you want – any product not absorbed by the plant will deactivate after it touches the ground.
Chickweed, commonly found in lawns, is an annual weed that grows from seeds that sprout in the fall. It grows about two inches off the ground in a thick, dense mat. It has a shallow root system and is easiest to control in the spring or fall.
Compare-N-Save Weed Killer for Lawns can be applied twice a year. If you apply it in the spring, you can apply it again in the summer to effectively control chickweed. Compare-N-Save Weed Killer for Lawns can be used as both a spot treatment or to treat an entire lawn. For spot treatments, use a pressure or trigger sprayer and spray the center of the weed. For an entire lawn, use a hose-end sprayer specifically made for lawn-use.
Canada thistle is a perennial that reproduces from vegetative buds in its root system and from seed. It creeps into gardens due to its extensive root system. Pulling it doesn’t control it as its root system allows it to cover large areas. Eradicating it with an herbicide is your best bet.
Compare-N-Save Concentrate Grass & Weed Killer 41% Glyphosate offers tough weed control of more than 130 types of weeds. Compare-N-Save Concentrate Weed & Grass Killer 41% Glyphosate kills weeds by stopping the production of a substance found in plants. Any product not absorbed by the plant breaks down into natural materials.
Kudzu is native to Japan and has vines that smother and choke out everything in their path including native species, wild spaces and even structures. Kudzu can grow 12 feet a day, eventually reaching more than 100 feet.
RM43 is a combination of 43 percent glyphosate herbicide and a surfactant, it should be saturated into the soil for extended results. Apply RM43 with a hand-operated sprayer or an ATV/tractor-mounted sprayer mixed with six ounces of the product per gallon of water. RM43 needs to be applied to foliage to work, so make sure some exist after mowing the kudzu down. Don’t mow the area for at least two months following the treatment.
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For best results when using our products we encourage our customers to read the product labels in full before using. Using Compare-N-Save Weed Killer for grass when temperatures are above 90 degrees could damage your lawn.