What type of weed is this

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  1. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    No, not that type of weed ya bunghole!

    This garbage (weed with the big leaves) is growing in my lawn, but I want to ensure I put the right thing down to kill it without killing the grass it's already strangling to death.

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  2. Londonboy

    Londonboy Well-Known Member

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    Dang, this thread started with such promise, then went downhill fast.
     
  3. Rockport

    Rockport AmberBeer Zone Supporter

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    Definitely not the good kind.
     
  4. Corso

    Corso Offseason mode... sleepy time

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    Basil! Eat it!
    Wait... don't eat it.

    I am not getting sued!
     
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  5. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Regular Joe....

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    Well, I see the problem. You apparently planted Basil instead of Weed. It's a common mistake Sam, no worries......
     
  6. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    lol, it's basil? It must have spread from an area where the previous owner had planted stuff like this, mint, and other things.

    Ugh, how do you get rid of basil from your grass other than hand pulling it?!??!
     
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  7. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    Spaghetti sauce
     
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  8. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I read that over watering basil is bad. Well, it's been raining like mad yet this stuff does not look like it's dying. Damnit.
     
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  9. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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  10. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Regular Joe....

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    Well, I think the English use a lot of Basil in their stuff. Maybe you go out and find you a British Chef to Marry?
     
  11. Londonboy

    Londonboy Well-Known Member

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    I think You're confusing Us with the Italians.
     
  12. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    Yep, too much flavor in basil.
     
  13. Londonboy

    Londonboy Well-Known Member

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    Exactly, We don't do herbs here.
     
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  14. JackOfNoTrades

    JackOfNoTrades sunbum

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    Broadleaf Plantain
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    Broadleaf Plantain has green, oval to egg-shaped leaves that grow in a rosette. They have thick stems that meet at a base and when the stems are broken, they reveal string-like veins that resemble those in celery.

    They can produce a lot of seed so they spread across your property very rapidly. They also spread from one area of your lawn to another by hitching a ride when you mow your lawn.

    If you only have a few plants they are easy to dig using a shovel. Best control is done in the fall using a herbicide that is labeled for broadleaf control like 2,4-D and several others.
     
  15. Pompey-Cowboy

    Pompey-Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried using a Basil Brush?
     
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  16. Londonboy

    Londonboy Well-Known Member

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    Boom Boom.

    I wonder if Our Hosts get this?
     
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  17. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Here I thought Sam may have had a strain named after him..O.G. Yosemite out next week :D
     
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  18. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Get that British GAR-BAGE outta here! :laugh:

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  19. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Regular Joe....

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    Could be London.
     
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  20. Pompey-Cowboy

    Pompey-Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Normally I would take offence and get all patriotic like but Basil Brush is terrible. What I had to put up with as a kid in the name of entertainment was inexcusable.
     

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