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Mowing the lawn

How short do I cut the grass to choke out the weeds? I was told if u let the grass get tall the roots will get strong and choke out the weed roots.

 
Kimkh

Asked by Kimkh at 4:27 PM on May. 16, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (25)
  • You have to treat the weeds first,
    iam4you2

    Answer by iam4you2 at 2:56 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • My dad taught me this weekend the best way to get rid of them is to literally dig out the weed, then sprinkle a pintch of Weed and Feed right into the hole you dug. It will help them from growing back!

    Good luck, I hate yard work!! LOL
    FatGirl239

    Answer by FatGirl239 at 4:28 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • I always heard you have to pull them out or use weed and feed, they always come back specially during the summer.
    booger14

    Answer by booger14 at 4:29 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • use a weedeater
    mrsary

    Answer by mrsary at 6:05 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • we were taught u had to pull them roots and all
    ilovemyboys84

    Answer by ilovemyboys84 at 7:01 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • pull them
    heathermichelle

    Answer by heathermichelle at 8:12 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • Using a mower won't help. You need some weedkiller. Go around squirting them with it. You could also pull them out.
    SherriPie

    Answer by SherriPie at 8:22 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • Yep, gotta pull them out by the roots.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 9:02 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • cutting them wont help. Have you tried pulling them or a weed eater?
    Charizma77

    Answer by Charizma77 at 9:04 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • Mowing them down doesn't kill them, they grow back even more quickly than the grass does. You have to pull them.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 9:08 PM on May. 16, 2011

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