The Q&A Archives: bindweed

Question: I have a weed all over my property, in my garden, perenniel flower beds, and lawn. It's called wild morning glory or bindweed. How can I get rid of it?

Answer: How disappointing for you! Studies show that persistently pulling bindweed is the best control strategy. Bindweed produces enough energy to start strengthening the roots when it reaches the six-leaf stage, so never allow plants to produce more than six leaves. Pull them as soon as you recognize them. Eventually you'll starve out the roots of the pesky plants.

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