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Weed Control - Lawns

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Weeds are plants that are growing where they’re not wanted. Weeds can take any form and can vary depending on where they grow. Weeds typically produce large numbers of seeds, assisting their spread. They are often excellent at surviving and reproducing in disturbed environments and are commonly the first species to colonise and dominate in these conditions.

How to beat weeds

Guide to herbicides

Selective herbicides remove some plant types and leave others unaffected. They are mostly used to remove weeds from lawns.

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Non-selective herbicides (also called total herbicides) kill every plant they contact.

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Tips for applying herbicides

Tips for mulching

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Weed control calendar

Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Spray Yates Zero Glyphosate before weeds flower and seed. Start a compost heap to create mulch. Use Yates Winter Grass Killer to remove winter grass from lawns. Treat lawns for bindii, clover and broadleafed weeds. Apply mulch to garden beds. Feed lawns to maintain good cover and keep weed from invading. Spray weeds with Yates Zero glyphosate.


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