Lawns that have broadleaf weeds are difficult to keep weed free without a little effort. Knowing what weeds you have in your lawn will help to keep the weeds out for good.
Listed below are some common perennial broadleaf weeds, weed identification along with weed pictures, as well as, information on control.
A "perennial" is defined as a plant that will live for two or more years. This means that perennials will not have to come back each year by seed.
No lawn is immune to weed problems and they will only get worse if nothing is done. However, not all weeds can grow in lawns. The weeds that become established in lawns will be the types that can handle continuous defoliation through repeated mowing.
Methods for Controlling Weeds
Preventative Weed Control
Preventative weed control refers to any control method that aims to prevent weeds from being established in a lawn.