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Old 07-24-2014, 09:10 PM
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clover infestation

What would cause a lawn that barely had a weed in it over the past 5 years to get an infestation of clover and creeping charlie?
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Old 07-25-2014, 10:21 AM
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Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
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Old 07-25-2014, 10:34 AM
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What would cause a lawn that barely had a weed in it over the past 5 years to get an infestation of clover and creeping charlie?
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:36 PM
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Clover produces its own nitrogen--it thrives where the fertility level is low.
Check that.
Creeping charlie--don't know. Spreads fast in semi-shade, though.
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:01 AM
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Also, ignoring it last year. Perennial weeds don't spring up instantly--they creep. You didn't see them last year--because you didn't want to. Deal with them early--before they get out of hand--when the patches of infestation are still small.
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