garden weeds

Asked June 5, 2017, 7:57 PM EDT

What is the best way to kill garden weeds? Things like wire grass, and other common weeds.

Montgomery County Maryland weed issues

1 Response

The first step to controlling garden weeds is to accurately identify the type(s) of weeds you have. There are different treatments for different types of weeds (grassy vs. broadleaf). An herbicide that works on one type of weed may not provide good control on another.
For wire grass, take a look at our page on Bermuda grass: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/bermudagrass

Also, on our website, we have a gallery of photos showing the most common weeds in Maryland. Take a look there to see which ones you have and learn about the methods of controlling them: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/weeds

Feel free to send us photos of specific weeds you have, if you need help with identifying them.

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