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    Question How do I get rid of these weeds?

    Could someone please tell me how to get rid of these weeds (pic attached)? There are hundreds of them in our backyard and it's backbreaking work to pull them out. Is there an easier alternative? I'm freaking out at having to pull out each one of them
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    I'm not sure what it is, dock maybe?
    You could go around & spray each one with glyphosphate weed killer, but if any touches your lawn it will kill that too.
    Or get a broadleaf spray from bunnings, attach to hose and cover your whole lawn. This won't kill the grass.
    If you don't want to spray you will have to keep pulling them out sorry! Also sometimes pouring boiling water on them will also work but if you have a lot then its a slow process boiling the kettle all the time!
    That's all I know, hope that helps!

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    Oh those ones are annoying they don't pull out easily.
    I loveeeee pulling weeds. I just did my whole backyard and front yard over two days. I don't know any other way. I use a cushion under my knees and just relax while doing it on knees. Maybe put an iPod on or something?if u have a bad back though I don't know sorry.do you have kids? Maybe pay them to do it for you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pisang View Post
    Oh those ones are annoying they don't pull out easily.
    I loveeeee pulling weeds. I just did my whole backyard and front yard over two days. I don't know any other way. I use a cushion under my knees and just relax while doing it on knees. Maybe put an iPod on or something?if u have a bad back though I don't know sorry.do you have kids? Maybe pay them to do it for you?
    I like pulling out weeds as well it's just the thought of pulling out all of them . Anyway I think I'll just do them as and when I can. Does grass grow back in the holes when I pull the weeds out?

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    We had these! So annoying. We got a weed killer from bunnings specific for weeds but spraying on grass.

    I can't remember the name but there is a specific one for wide grass and thin grass. It kills the weeds but not the grass.

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    Roundup the centre, I assume they have a taproot which is why they are hard to pull. Take one to your local nursery and they will tell you how to kill without damaging your lawn.

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    Put salt and boiling water on them.

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    Salt can damage your soil though.. I have been so tempted to do the salt on my garden because of the stupid snails but have read its a bad move.. Nothing will want to grow in the spots u put salt.

    If you put a hole on the grass from pulling the weed op it will grow over again. Grass will spread

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    They are dandelions.

    Very nutritious! Eat them...


 

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