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Jun 11, 2020 11:46 PM CST
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I am completely new to gardening and need advice on how to handle large patches of weed in my lawn. I have noticed there are a couple of different kind of weed that is growing and slowly taking over the rest of the grass as well.

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Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Avatar for RpR
Jun 12, 2020 12:23 PM CST
Name: Dr. Demento Jr.
Minnesota (Zone 3b)
Cannot see just what weeds you have but a general weed and feed often works to a degree.
Jul 26, 2020 9:41 AM CST
Cary, IL
I would use professional help for one year.
After that you will be able to maintain your lawn (I do!).
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Aug 24, 2020 8:04 PM CST

Sometimes it is best to start over from scratch. If you think you are at that point, you can do the following:

1. Kill everything with an all-vegetation herbicide
2. Wait a couple of weeks–read the label of the herbicide you used in step 1 to be sure of the time you need to wait–and then till the soil
3. Either lay sod or establish seed in the area you wish to repair

It's more of a nuclear option but it works.
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