What are the Weeds with Purple Flowers Called

What are the Weeds with Purple Flowers Called?

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This article was last updated on by Lawn Chick Owner Sarah Jameson
Article content reviewed for accuracy by Certified Horticulturist Nicole Forsyth

Who doesn’t like pretty purple flowers? In their proper place, purple flowers and the plants that produce them are lovely. However, when they start to over-run your lawn or crowd out the plants in your garden, these purple flowering plants become weeds. To complicate the issue, a number of weeds have purple flowers, so identifying what you’re dealing with in your lawn or garden can be tricky. If you’re asking “What are the weeds with purple flowers called?” I’ve got you. Today I’ll introduce you to the 4 most common weeds with purple-colored flowers and help you understand how to control and eliminate them from your lawn and landscape.

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What do Lawn Companies Use to Kill Weeds

What Do Lawn Companies Use to Kill Weeds?

All homeowners know that weed control is pretty much a constant battle. After all, there is a reason they’re called weeds! Weeds are invasive plant species that can spread like wildfire. It requires a certain amount of diligence to prevent weeds from growing in your lawn or garden. But landscapers seem to be able to manage them effectively with minimal work every few weeks. So what do lawn companies use to kill weeds, and are there tricks of the trade that you can use on your property?

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How to Get Rid of Dandelions

How to Get Rid of Dandelions (and feel like a hero)

Are dandelions becoming a big problem in your yard? If so, you are probably eager to find out how you should deal with this unsightly issue. After all, this weed is never something that you should leave in place. It can be detrimental to your lawn and will detract from the beauty of your property. Today I’ll tell you how to get rid of dandelions in your lawn and share some tips for how you can keep this pesky weed from coming back.

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How to Kill Crabgrass Naturally

How to Kill Crabgrass Naturally (and keep your grass)

If you have your own lawn, there is a strong chance that you occasionally need to deal with crabgrass. After all, you want to keep your property looking pristine. Crabgrass is an annual weed that can quickly smother your turfgrass, so there are steps you need to take every year to block and remove crabgrass. In this article I’ll explain how to kill crabgrass naturally without killing your lawn or laying down harmful chemicals.

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Will Clover Take Over Grass

Will Clover Take Over Grass if Untreated?

The belief that clover will take over your lawn if you leave it untreated is a common misconception. The truth is that clover won’t typically crowd out grass, and in fact it can offer certain benefits as part of a well-maintained lawn. Clover adds Nitrogen to the soil, and effectively creates its own fertilizer, meaning that it can help your lawn stay healthier. In today’s article I’ll answer the question “Will Clover Take Over Grass?” and I’ll explain some of the drawbacks and benefits of having clover in your lawn.

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How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in Yard

How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in Yard Once and for All

Mushrooms are interesting (and sometimes tasty), but when it comes to mushrooms in your yard, they aren’t that fun(gi). Sorry, had to! Mushrooms can be an eyesore in an otherwise lush green lawn. They are a byproduct of something happening below the soil surface, so it can be frustrating trying to figure out how to get rid of mushrooms in yard areas. Thankfully, more often than not, mushrooms are relatively harmless and most types of lawn fungi don’t create disease.

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Overseeding Weedy Lawn

Overseeding Weedy Lawn—Waste of Time or Effective?

Anyone who’s had to care for a lawn of their own knows how easily weeds can spread. Once they get into your yard, it’s almost impossible to get them out, no matter the number of herbicides you use. That’s because weeds are opportunistic and will claim any bare or thin patch they can find in your yard. But is overseeding weedy lawn areas a good option? Or will the weeds just crowd out your new grass. I’ll discuss in today’s article.

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