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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An avid perennial gardener and old house owner, Laura Reynolds has had careers in teaching and juvenile justice. A retired municipal judgem Reynolds holds a degree in communications from Northern Illinois University. Her six children and stepchildren served as subjects of editorials during her tenure as a local newspaper editor.