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Getting rid of clover

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by bobw, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. bobw

    bobw LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 807

    Our yard is starting to get overrun with clover. What's the best way to get rid of it?
  2. IA_James

    IA_James LawnSite Silver Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 2,592

    Earl May broadleaf killer is death on the stuff, also kills platain, crabgrass, thistle, etc etc. Do you have them up in Canada?

    Edit: Earl May stores, not plantain, thistle, etc.
  3. M.C.L.C.

    M.C.L.C. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    Agree with James, Surge is a great product. Also, clover can be a good sign of a low N level in the soil. just a thought
  4. bobw

    bobw LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 807

    There probably is a bit of a low nitrogen level, but the main issue is the neighbour a few doors down who has let his lawn get totaly infested and is letting is spread across the block :(
  5. Capemay Eagle

    Capemay Eagle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,751

    Is it to late in the season to apply this??I have a little clover around in spots I would like to get rid of.
  6. leejp

    leejp LawnSite Member
    Messages: 129

    Any of the broadleaf weed killers from the big box stores will pretty much get rid of them in a couple of days.







    Mix up in a spray tank and hit them early in the AM when there's some dew on the leaves still. Make sure it's on a day when no rain is forecast and temperatures are under 80*F.

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