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Weeds and Your Lawn

Are Herbicides Really Necessary?

Before using herbicides consider the following:

Effectiveness

Environment

Economics

If you decide herbicides are necessary, reduce your risk of exposure by wearing protective equipment, as indicated on the label. Your local Cornell Cooperative Extension office can help you with information on particular products and how to sue them safely and effectively.

smooth crabgrass white clover
Smooth crabgrass-an annual warm-season weed found throughout the United States and Canada. Flowers resemble the digits on a hand. Germinates in several flushes throughout the late spring and summer.
White clover-a common perennial weed that reproduces by creeping stolons and seeds. Stems are prostrate, leaves are in threes, and flowers are pinkish white and fragrant.