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I want to spray my lawn to rid it of everything but the GREEN COUCH, what spray is best

I had my lawn sprayed years ago to rid it of all weeds including the blue couch that had found its way into my lawn. I would like to do it again.

Submitted: 07:34PM, 04 Sep 2010
Answer: Dear Stephen,

Yates do have selective herbicides that you can use on your established couch lawn to eradicate any weeds that are growing in it. The products we would recommend are Yates Bindii & Clover Weeder, Lush Bindii & Broadleaf Weeder and a new product that has just been introduced, BuffaloPro Hose-On. All of these products will control bindii & broadleaf weeds such as clover,catsear, cudweed, creeping oxalis, dandelion, lamb’s tongue, thistles and fleabane.

If you have other unwanted grasses in your lawn, you will need to apply a non-selective herbicide called Zero Glyphosate Weedspray. You have to be very careful when applying this product that you only apply it to the unwanted grass as it will kill any plants or grass that the product touches.

After you have killed off the unwanted grass, you can then fertilise your lawn to encourage new growth which will cover the bare patches.

Answered: 09:46AM, 14 Sep 2010


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