controlling spurge weed

carol9_learningJuly 16, 2009

Hi I'm quite new to this forum and new to gardening. My lawn is over run with a weed my local nursery said was spurge. What is the best way to kill it off. I do have pets and local wildlife around. Appreciate the help.

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Spurges grow best in compacted soils that are in poor condition. A quick way to eliminate them is with any broad leaf "weed" killer, but long range is to improve the soil, add organic matter and have a good, reliable soil test done to see what else may be needed to make that soil better.

Here is a link that might be useful: About Spurges

    Bookmark   July 17, 2009 at 8:34AM
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