Alternatives to Glyphosate in Landscapes?
Glyphosate is the most commonly used postemergence herbicide in managed landscapes. It controls annual and perennial weeds, grasses and broadleaves, with little or no soil persistence. However, many landscape maintenance professionals are asking if there are alternatives to glyphosate for weed control. There is no one herbicide that will do the same things as glyphosate, but there are alternative products that may be used for weed control. The fact sheet, Are there alternatives to glyphosate for weed control in landscape plantings?, provides an overview of glyphosate alternatives — their properties, uses and limitations.