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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Clover plot help

I apologize if this has already been covered but...

I have a 2nd year clover plot that has a substantial amount of clover but there are a few high weeds growing up through it. I have cut the plot in hopes that the clover will come back thicker and choke out the weeds. Is there any sort of spray or weed killer that I can put on the plot that will not kill the clover but take care of these annoying weeds.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 02:04 PM
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Re: Clover plot help

Just keep mowing it. The clover thrives on mowing, tall weeds do not.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 08:39 PM
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Re: Clover plot help

Herbicide called Butyrac works well on broadleaf weeds.

I have actually gone into a plot, not a huge one, and spot sprayed weeds with Roundup. Just get it right on the plant, just a little squirt will do. Might lose some clover, but it fills in around where the weed was.

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Re: Clover plot help

Keep reading about clover. I have a recent thread about the same thing. Some say that a weak Gly spray will kill the grasses, but not the clover. I have seen some of that myself. There are some sprays like Prost, (post....I don't remember), and others that kill grasses, etc but not the cover. Mowing seems to help too. I think it's an all of the above strategy. I have a very pretty plot that is coming up gang busters that was seeded with clover/chicory with only a few grass plods in it. I'm going to post pics of it. I have a spot in a clover patch that is filthy with weeds, esp Curly Dock. I sprayed it HARD....after 2 weeks sprayed it again and the Dock is still vertical. It looks rough but it's still goin. I dropped 135 bushels of manure on it today and I'm going to chisel it, disc it, and hopefully going to put that curly dock to bed. The tap roots are big. Read up on clover, and on weed control. Get your sprayer ready.

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