Nothing glorious about morningglories - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by klpelzel
July 3, 2010
I've tried the standard chemicals (weed-B-Gone, Bayer, Scotts) but they haqve not been effective for getting rid of bindweed (AKA morning glories) Any help? My grass is very healthy and thick, but it still invades.

Answer from NGA
July 3, 2010
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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