Controlling Bindii & Clover

Broadleaf lawn weeds can grow at a rapid pace during winter and take advantage of the lawn’s slower growth. Huge patches of clover can develop, crowding out the lawn, stealing valuable moisture and nutrients and ruining the manicured lawn look we all love. Winter is also when bindii plants will be maturing and starting to flower and set seed. The seed heads are the nasty prickles that make our backyards torture for us and our pets to walk on during the warmer weather.

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You can control the most common broadleaf weeds in lawns, before they take over, in only a few minutes by using easy hose-on packs.

If you have broadleaf weeds in a couch or kikuyu lawn, apply hose-on Yates® Weed’n’Feed®. It contains a wetting agent to improve spray coverage and leaf penetration for a better weed kill result. For large lawns, the big 4L pack will treat a huge 260 square metres.

If you have a buffalo lawn, it’s important to choose weed killers that are safe for buffalo. Yates Buffalo PRO® Weed’n’Feed has been specially designed for buffalo lawns. Visible weed control symptoms, such as leaf curling, can take a few weeks to appear.

Both Yates Weed’n’Feed and Yates Buffalo PRO Weed’n’Feed are also boosted with the key lawn nutrients nitrogen and iron, which both promote a deep, rich green lawn.

Yates Weed’n’Feed and Yates Buffalo PRO Weed’n’Feed are also available in fast acting granules, which are applied over the lawn by hand. These granules are ideal for treating small patches of weeds or places where hose access is difficult. Apply the granules onto moist grass when the weather is fine and still. Leave on for 2 days then water thoroughly. The lawn will turn black for a few days but will recover. Yates Weed’n’Feed and Yates Buffalo PRO Weed’n’Feed granules are also both rich in nitrogen to promote rapid greening of the lawn.

Prefer using a pressure sprayer? Dilute Yates Bindii & Clover Weeder Concentrate or Yates Buffalo PRO Weed Killer Concentrate in a sprayer and apply over bindii and clover affected lawn areas. 


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