plantlover1
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What herbicide w/lawn seed to use to kill dandelion, clover?

What is the best herbicide/grass seed combo to get rid of weeds and get
a good stand of real grass?

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Not being into poisons, I would suggest put down corn gluten meal now and again in early spring. It is a corn product that functions as a pre-emergence herbicide, suppressing the growth of weed seeds, but also as a high nitrogen feed for your soil. 6 weeks after the spring application, you can put down your new grass seed.

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If this is the way you want to go; first kill off the weeds with round up, then after a week you can till and seed the lawn.
rainbow the corn gluten lasts only 6 weeks then seeds can sprout?
I am always looking looking for the least harmful way to do things.

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Re: What herbicide w/lawn seed to use to kill dandelion, clo

But why? They are GOOD. Clover fixes nitrogen and they both help the bees.

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Re: What herbicide w/lawn seed to use to kill dandelion, clo

I guess I have changed over the past eight years of reading on helpful gardener! I read the title/ headline and thought "but why would you want to do that?" Then I opened it up and saw my own response about the corn gluten. :shock: Maybe I was just trying to give the OP what they asked for but in an organic way. Now I would just say let them grow!!
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