The Q&A Archives: Getting Rid of Clover in Lawn

Question: What can you put on a yard to get rid of the clover?

Answer: The temptation is to apply an herbicide now to control clover; however, applications during warm weather can cause damage to turf while providing less-than-effective control. The best overall method for controlling clover is to increase your annual fertilization in combination with an application a broadleaf herbicide in mid-October. Any product containing clopyralid will be effective on clover. 2,4-D alone will not control clover. Be sure to read the label.

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