What kills weeds permanently?


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Herbicide can be applied to the weed to rid it of infestation permanently. Successfully killing weeds permanently is to identify exactly what the type of weed is that needs to be eliminated to determine what herbicide needs to be used. Additionally, the weed killer(s) must be suited to the location in question to kill weeds permanently.

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A non-selective herbicide is recommended to ensure that all weeds are killed, but this kind of chemical is unsuitable for lawn care because it can kill both weeds and lawn grass. There are a variety of weed treatments and herbicides available for use, but weed killer chemicals should be used in limited situations. Weed killer will only be effective when applied correctly. Over-application will reduce the effect of the herbicide being used and can damage other plants in the area. Herbicides generally feature instructions, which should be followed closely; they should also feature notation on which plants or which kinds of plant they are intended for specifically. Most herbicides are safe, but careless disposal of them can be dangerous. Hand weeding may be suitable for weak or non-persistent plants. If left to their own devices, most weeds will destroy other plants in gardens and on lawns.

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