How do I manage annual weeds?

Question:

How do I manage annual weeds?

Answer:

Annual weeds grow rapidly, flower, set seed and die in a single season. New annual weeds germinate from seeds each year. Before they die, most annual weeds produce large quantities of seeds. 

It is very important to destroy these weeds while they are small, before they produce thousands of seeds, guaranteeing a weed problem for many years in the future.

Methods that can be used to control annual weeds include preemergent herbicides, cultivation, hand pulling, tilling, mulch, postemergent herbicides.

More information about managing annuals weeds can be found in this article: How to Manage Annual Weeds

 

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  • Consumer Horticulture Extension
Last updated on
March 19, 2024