Horsehair Invasion

Asked July 25, 2018, 2:17 PM EDT

Hello: Please recommend effective ways to eradicate horsehair from between our patio pavers. Preferably non-toxic, and if possible, non-liquid since the grade causes seepage into our lawn. Thank you!

Washtenaw County Michigan horse hair horsetail equisetum

1 Response

Unfortunately there is no silver bullet in the arsenal to control equisetum. Controlling this weed can take years and digging it out would be a huge job . Persistence is your best ally in combating this pest. Check out the following answers to two similar questions that address control options:

https://ask.extension.org/questions/46172

https://ask.extension.org/expert/questions/407773

I hope this helps,