How To

Controlling Weeds

Weeds are plants that are growing where they’re not wanted. Weeds can take any form and can vary depending on where they grow.

How to beat weeds

Guide to herbicides

Selective herbicides remove some plant types and leave others unaffected. They are mostly used to remove weeds from lawns.

Examples are:

Non-selective herbicides (also called total herbicides) kill every plant they contact.

Examples are:

Tips for applying herbicides

Tips for mulching

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Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Spray Zero before weeds flower and seed. Start a compost heap to create mulch. Use Yates Surrender to remove moss and algae from lawns and garden beds. Treat lawns for Onehunga weed, clover, dock, and other broadleafed weeds. Apply mulch to garden beds. Feed lawns to maintain good cover and keep weed from invading. Spray weeds with glyphosate.


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