How do I deal with dandelions?

Dandelions are a very common weed and can look nice in an open field but in a garden they can prove to be a nuisance.


Prevention practices

  • Maintain a healthy lawn by planting at least two native turf grasses
  • Properly water your lawn (deeply but infrequently)

Non-chemical and mechanical controls

  • Aerate soil
  • Handpick weeds when the ground is moist because it will make weeding easier and use tools to remove the vegetative parts to prevent re-sprouting

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