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How to get Rid of Violets and Creeping Charlie In The Lawn

What’s up y’all - welcome to the very middle of October. I’m on the road to the GIE Expo this week but wanted to take some time and drop some tips on you. For you cool season folks (Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Rye, Turf Type Tall Fescue) I’m seeing more and more reports of wild violet and creeping charlie.Especially if you have gotten through your aeration and overseeding and are back to mowing regularly; all that watering and fertilizing you have been doing has also encouraged these weeds and now it’s time to get on top of them. The good news is: the very best time to get after these two common viney weeds is the fall time when outside air temps are above 55F during the day (outside air temps, NOT soil temps).The warmer the better, but as long as temps during the day are getting up over 55F for most of the day, you can get on these guys...