Eliminate grass burrs from the lawn by applying pre-emergent herbicide two to four weeks before weeds are due to germinate, applying more pre-emergent herbicide every six weeks and treating any weeds that do germinate with post-emergent herbicide. More generally, keep the lawn healthy to prevent gra
Eliminating stickers or sand burs from a lawn requires a multi-step approach of removing seed and parent plants while encouraging growth of Bermuda or Saint Augustine grass to choke out the growth of sticker plants. Sticker plants multiply rapidly, so quick action makes it easier to control the prob
To get rid of wild violets in a lawn, mix dish detergent with a herbicide that contains triclopyr, and apply the mixture to the violets in early fall on a dry day. Avoid watering the lawn for at least two hours, and reapply the mixture the following spring.
It is possible to organically rid a lawn of clover. Clover grows in areas of a lawn where nitrogen levels are low and restores nitrogen back into the grass. One way to get rid of clover is by physically removing it and tilling the soil.
To rid a lawn of moles, find mole tunnels, open and place a chemical-based bait inside mole tunnels, cover the openings, and mark the locations of the bait. Check back daily, and set new bait if needed.
Either natural grub controls or chemical grub controls can be used to get rid of lawn grubs. The natural way involves killing the grubs by use of a milky spore powder, nematodes or neem oil. The chemical method involves killing the grubs with insecticides rich in halofenozide, imidacloprid or thiame
To get rid of lawn grubs, treat the lawn with grub insecticide in late summer or early autumn when the grub eggs have likely all hatched. For the best results, use grub insecticides with the chemicals carbaryl and trichlorfon as active ingredients. Milky spore, botanical neem oil and beneficial nema
Moss growing on damp, shaded areas of tarmac is easy to remove with just a few household items and some elbow grease. You need bleach, liquid detergent, a stiff broom, a scrub brush, a scraper, a bucket and a garden hose with sprayer.
Potassium salt from fatty acids is known to kill different types of moss, according to Garden Guides. Zinc is another moss killer, and it comes in different forms such as zinc-copper sulfate and zinc chloride. One particular zinc-based solution is zinc chloride at a 13 percent concentrate in powder
Voles leave trails through the lawn, damage trees and eat root crops. You have several options for dealing with these pests. Begin with a repellent, and if it is unsuccessful, try mouse traps. If neither of these solves your problem, your options become limited to using more hazardous materials.