THERE’S been a noticeable increase in the yellow hue of grazing fields this year. It appears that many weeds including daisies, buttercups, thistles, docks are proving a particular challenge in horse pastures this year.
Not only unpalatable to our equine friends, even a low infestation of these weeds can impact upon the grass crop. Late spring and early summer is the optimum time to kill weeds as they are actively growing, but it’s best to catch them before they flower out. Don’t lose hope if your weeds are in full bloom however, there are ways and means in our guide below to combat the likes of buttercups and daisies if they have already flowered.
Key points to remember
Quick guide to weed killer
Translocated herbicide is the most effective long-term control of weeds in grassland. Weed killers such as Envy, DoxstarPro, PastorTrio and GrazonPro are all formulated to ensure that the chemicals are translocated right down to the root of the structure of the target weeds and is essential for an effective kill.
What to use: