Weed Control Bangor ME

Weed control can involve chemical weed killers such as herbicides, or it can involve non-chemical weed control techniques such as the use of weed burners and weed mats, the stale seedbed technique, ploughing, and crop rotation. See below to learn more and for garden supply stores in Bangor, ME who provide access to weed control as well as tips on garden care.

Sprague's Nursery & Garden Center
(207) 942-1394
1664 Union Street
Bangor, ME
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Iris Creek Greenhouse Llc
(207) 234-2115
267 Littlefield Rd
Newburgh, ME

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Blue Seal Feeds 'N' Needs
(207) 947-6326
876 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME

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PESTCO of Maine, Inc.
(207) 848-2799
2175 Union St
Hermon, ME
 
Skillin's Greenhouses
(800) 348-8498
201 Gray Road
Cumberland, ME
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The Enchanted Garden & Greenhouse, Inc.
(207) 989-2130
186 Green Point Road
Brewer, ME
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Calkins Farm Stand
(207) 862-3246
295 Main Road South
Hampden, ME
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Annuals, Perennials, Plants

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Modern Pest Services
(207) 848-5506
22 Freedom Parkway
Hermon, ME
 
NaturaLawn of America, Bangor
(866) 992-2244
PO Box 308
Hampden, ME
 
Skillin's Greenhouses
(800) 244-3860
89 Foreside Road
Falmouth, ME
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Weed Control | Different ways to tame those weeds

Different ways to tame those weeds

Weeds are not only unsightly; they can also crowd, damage and even kill your plants, flowers, grass and vegetables. Fortunately, there are a number of weed control methods you can use to remove rogue plants from your garden or lawn without backbreaking labor.

Using Herbicides

The simplest and most common way to destroy weeds is to spray an herbicide or organic weed control solution directly onto weeds or your entire lawn or garden. Some herbicides, such as Ortho weed control, are called "selective" because they only act on weeds and are harmless to your lawn and other garden plants . For example, lawns can be treated with an Ortho sod and weed control herbicide that can be sprayed directly onto the entire lawn. Non-specific herbicides, on the other hand, can eradicate any type of weed. Unfortunately, they also damage other types of plants, so it is best to apply them directly to weeds so as to avoid contact with your plants.

Organic herbicides, on the other hand, are made of natural weed killer substances such as herbs, oils, aromatics and minerals which work much the same way as chemical herbicides. They are a great choice in vegetable gardens, for all-natural lawn care and in any other situation where you're concerned about chemical exposure. Their effectiveness varies, depending on the specific ingredients they use and the types of weeds you wish to target. Read the directions on the packaging closely to find out which type of organic herbicide is right for your garden.

Using Cultural Methods

Garden experts call non-herbicidal, physical or preventative means of eradicating weeds "cultural methods". Enriching your garden, lawn or other plants using fertilizers, compost and soil conditioners is perhaps the simplest cultural method of weed prevention. It involves improving the health of your plants in order to make them strong enough to fight off weeds without any further interventions.

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