The Best Ground Cover Weed Killer to Use in Landscaping

Glyphosate is an effective broad-spectrum herbicide for broadleaf or woody plants and grasses. It is most effective when plants are grown and have begun to flower or are setting out new growth on rhizomes. Otherwise, it may top-kill but leave roots.

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Chicago native Laura Reynolds has been writing for 40 years. She attended American University (D.C.), Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois Chicago and has a B.S. in communications (theater). Originally a secondary school communications and history teacher, she's written one book and edited several others. She has 30 years of experience as a local official, including service as a municipal judge.