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Selective weed killer, lawn weeds

Discussion in 'Home and Garden' started by BUDFORCE, Jun 22, 2019.


    Wise Guy

    Joined: May 3, 2012

    Posts: 2,027


    I normally use the feed and weed combo stuff that comes as like a dry pellet/powdery type substance you scatter on.

    Unfortunately I have neglected to do this this year, now my lawn is fully of all sorts. The big stuff, dandelions etc is easy to get out with an old butter knife, but I've got this self spreading stuff taking over, no way I'm ever getting it out by hand.

    Any recommendations on some selective weed killer that actually works?
  2. Cuchulain


    Joined: Dec 28, 2004

    Posts: 7,589

    Location: Derry

    Have you tried lawn sand? Got rid of loads of broadleaf weeds and most of the moss in my garden.
  3. Participant


    Joined: May 13, 2003

    Posts: 31,112

    Location: Warwickshire

    Verdone / weedol has worked very well for me. Apply slightly higher than stated dose.
  4. RichL

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 2, 2003

    Posts: 1,592

    Another vote for verdone. I think they've rebranded it weedol lawn weedkiller now.
  5. moon man


    Joined: Nov 17, 2003

    Posts: 2,983

    Location: St Breward Cornwall

    recommended salt a long time ago and thats all i use ,works amazingly well ,the pound shop do 2 big ones for a quid ,great for targeting weeds
    it also feels better not pouring a bunch of toxic chemicals in my garden ,in the bottom of the garden ,cant see in pic i keep my daisys that grow in clumps as i think they look awesome

  6. Blackjack Davy


    Joined: Aug 16, 2009

    Posts: 3,631

    For just weedkiller Verdone but if your lawn is looking tired and in need of a feed then a combined weed 'n' feed would be better