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Invasive Oxeye Daisies

A couple of years ago I had some Oxeye Daisies which I planted in the garden.  I didn't realise how invasive they can be and now have them taking over the edge of one lawn and almost covering a small front lawn.  Although not an Organic gardener, I don't use weedkillers or slug pellets.  I thought I had dug all the plants out of the lawn last year, which took hours, but unfortunately they have come back with a vengence now, as I can see them as seedlings.  I did not let them flower last year as they are mowed regularly in the lawn, but they are still spreading.  Is weedkiller the only answer?


  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Derbyshire but with a Nottinghamshire postcode. Posts: 16,475
    They will not survive regular close mowing.(every three days)  You could use a lawn weedkiller, that kills everything except grass.
  • Will try mowing more frequently as you suggest but may have to resort to lawn weedkiller... Thanks for reply.
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