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smrf1080 11-16-2012 11:55 AM

Another Ugly Yard Gremlin
 
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Any ideas on how to eliminate the reddish, vine like weeds shown in the attached pic, without tearing up and laying new grass? Winter is approaching and figured now would be a good time to attack them!

bob22 11-16-2012 08:32 PM

need better pictures; some close ups.

user1007 11-18-2012 05:26 PM

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Originally Posted by bob22 (Post 1053871)
need better pictures; some close ups.

For sure. I cannot tell what you have to deal with from the ones you posted.

Did they turn red as fall approached? That would be an indicator they were headed for dormancy and probably are anyhow. An herbicide now would probably not do much.

I would be thinking about a post-emergent systemic herbicide like Round-up, carefully applied in the spring. Let's see what it is though.

Fix'n it 11-18-2012 09:58 PM

do the neighbors have this problem ?

guynextdoor 11-22-2012 07:35 AM

Can you post close-up pics? It isn't very clear.

Why not pull out some of weeds and take it to your local nursery or services that lay lawns and ask them for advice on type of weed killer to use.

paulsmith544 02-05-2013 11:58 PM

Yeah.! a better picture will big a good view and then i could suggest you better thing to do..

smrf1080 05-01-2013 07:14 PM

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Hey guys, the snow has finally melted around here, so I was able to get a few more pictures. Any thoughts? the neighbors do not seem to have this issue.

bob22 05-02-2013 08:38 AM

Is it the dark brown/reddish stuff you are speaking of?
Still not close enough for me.
If that, is it dead or alive (turned brown)?


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