You just mowed your lawn … and woe, stalks of dandelions grow everywhere!
Sounds sad! I know.
Although it is not toxic, that means is it less problematic? Dandelions roots can row unto 16 inches. So it most hated by turfs lover. Also, many people don’t like to see dandelions invade the lawn in front of the house.
You can remove dandelions manually or use the weed killer. Here we discuss the most efficient and natural methods to remove dandelions from the lawn.
Manually Uprooting Dandelions
The best way to get rid of dandelions without killing grass is to pull them out manually. It should be done before the flowers turn into seeds. When the earth has been moistened with rain, the best time to proceed:
- you must patiently pull out the complete root one by one with a small sharp knife, or a specific weed puller,
- After uprooting completely, the dandelion plant should never regrow on the lawn
It should not be right choice that the number is too high. It will be a very long task. Get help from your kids over the weekend to remove all the dandelion and other weeds on the grass. Use a manual weed removal tool to remove the dandelions in the lawn quickly. Fiskars Dandelions removal weeder is the recommended model available on Amazon.
Boiling Water on the Dandelions
If you are looking for a grandmother’s remedy for dandelions, we have a great solution for you! Did you know Beforehand that boiling water can help eliminate dandelions growing in the lawn?
Yes, it’s true, hot water (still boiling) successfully eradicate dandelions. For getting rid of dandelions simply dripping hot water on top of the dandelions plant. The dandelions should die quickly and give way to a beautiful green and healthy lawn. A simple and very effective way against dandelions to test as soon as possible.
Get Rid Of Dandelions with Vinegar
Vinegar is very often used as a natural ingredient at the recipe. It works as anti-dandelion to eradicate all dandelions quickly.
You have poured down little vinegar the center of the dandelion plant, quite simply. Be sure the vinegar reaches the roots of the dandelion. It is better to mix 1-litter vinegar and 1-liter water (50:50) and spray on dandelion plants with a spray gun.
For an even more effective result add coarse salt to the base of the dandelion before pouring the vinegar. This is the quick way of eliminating dandelions, so what are you waiting for? Test it right now on your lawn.
Coarse Salt as Natural Anti Dandelion
It is also possible to use coarse salt to kill dandelions. For this anti-dandelion treatment it is necessary:
- Remove the flowers and dandelion leaves
- Put some coarse salt at the base of the dandelion plant
- Spray a little water on the coarse salt if the weather is arid
The coarse salt is an excellent natural weed killer to eradicate dandelions and other weeds. Let me know if you test on your lawn at home. How was the result?
Remove Dandelions with Borax
Borax often used as a household cleaning product. You may be a wonder that it also acts as a homemade weed killer.
How to Proceed
- Mix 100 g borax powder with 3 liters water
- Poured the solution in a spray bottle
- Spray the solution on dandelions leaves
Dishwashing Soap/ Detergent
Dishwashing Soap acts as herbicides. It destroys the wax coating of leaves to kill your dandelions.
- Mix 4 tablespoon detergent with 1-liter of water
- Spray on leaves with a spray bottle
Endure the Dandelions on The Lawn
Why do you want to snatch dandelions from the lawn at all costs?
Did you know that dandelions are generally a sign of good health in your land? So why not just run the mower every week to remove the dandelions. Also, the dandelion plant is not in bloom throughout the summer so why so much effort to eliminate dandelions?
Look at how good it is to take beautiful pictures of dandelions.
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