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I've got big patches of Clover (White Flowers) on the lawn.  I know a certain amount of Clover is recommended by some people - but mine seems to be getting out of control.

Someone recommended careful application of vinegar to the clover leaves (trying to not get the grass).  Is that total lunacy - or well founded advice?

Or - if anyone has other tips - it would much appreciated.
 
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Vinegar is highly acidic.  So if you spray acid on a plant, it will usually die.

Clover is a sign of low nitrogen.  Wherever you more clover than you want, toss out some fertilizer.  That will encourage the grass to beat out the clover!
 
                    
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Thanks Paul.

Low Nitrogen - eh!  I guess that makes sense.  I haven't put too much fertilizer on the lawn this year, so that does fit the bill.

I'll get that fertilizer [shadow=green,right][glow=red,2,300]asap[/glow][/shadow].

I appreciate the advice.

PS - Great site here.  I'm new to it - and I've bookmarked it to reference more often.

 
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