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Q.How To Eliminate Wild Mustard From Newly Seeded Lawn?

Zone Greater Sudbury,ontario | Anonymous added on June 30, 2023 | Answered

dug up old lawn. Put down new top soil then seeded the lawn. 3 weeks later grass is growing but now (Lambsquaters) Wild Mustard plants are sprouting and taking over my lawn. How do I stop the weeds without killing new grass.Thanks

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Answered on July 3, 2023

Read the labels on post-emergent herbicides for a length of time to avoid use on new grass. You may need to wait to use it. If so, keep the lawn mowed so the plants can't produce seed this year. Proper watering and fertilizing may help choke them out.

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