Creeping Charlie

floydbinFebruary 24, 2014

I have the front lawn full almost no more grass just creeping charlie
what should i do to get rid of it ? i tride pulling it by hand no succes $50 worth of product no succes..... what is left of option to get rid of it

Thank you in advance !

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

What product did you use?
And how and when did you apply it?

    Bookmark   February 24, 2014 at 10:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

First be sure what you have is Creeping Charlie, "Glechoma hederacea", and then take a good look at the growing conditions. While this plant does much prefer shady, moist growing conditions it will do quite well in full sun and dry soils.
What does a good reliable soil test say about the soil pH and nutrient balance?
Some may tell you to spray with Borax, but as the article linked will tell you there is mixed results in control and Boron, an essential micro nutrient, can also poison other, more desirable plants in quite small amounts, Enough Borax to kill off Creeping Charlie can poison the soil for other plants for quite some time.

Here is a link that might be useful: controlling creeping charlie

    Bookmark   February 25, 2014 at 6:58AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
When to Apply Corn Gluten Meal (Preemergent) Georgia
Hello, Is it too late to apply CGM in Atlanta, GA (March...
Eliminator brand weed killer
Has anyone tried the Eliminator brand weed/grass killer...
thistle help
For the last few years i have been battling thistles...
Questions about Imazapyr and trees
Hey there. I recently used a product called RM43 to...
Emily Berg
Sponsored Products
Elite High-temperature Ceramic Square Bathroom Sink / Chrome Faucet Combo
Charlie Chair
$799.99 | Dot & Bo
Refurbished Wheel of Fortune Pinball Machine
Mizone Kids Truck Zone 4-piece Comforter Set
Moes Home Charlie Side Chair in Beige [Set of 2]
Beyond Stores
Cappuccino Charlie Console Table
$99.99 | zulily
Portable Charlie Fire Pit
$139.99 | Dot & Bo
Black & Burgundy La Vista Grommet Panel - Set of Two
$24.99 | zulily
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™