How can I stop the thistle plant named burdock from growing in my yard. I  can't seem to get rid of it. We had some dirt brought to my yard and every since I have the thistle plant named burdock gowing, and can't get rid of it. We tried putting more dirt on it and it grows through it. How can we stop this thistle plant named burdock to die?

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Pour boiling water directly on the plant if you just have a small patch or two.

Check the label on Roundup to see if it includes burdock and if it does you can use that.  If I have an infestation of something amoung other plants that I want to keep I apply the Roundup with a paint brush made for arts and crafts.  If the burdock is the only thing growing in the area you can spray on the Roundup.

There are also products that kill star thistle.  Read the label and see if it will kill burdock.  It's pretty expensive so make sure the product is labelled to kill burdock before going to that expense.

Once Roundup dries it will not hurt dogs-only when it is wet.
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This plant is like a dandelion.It has a very long taproot and you need to get all of the taproot or it grows back.Do not let it go to seed.You can probably use round up on it but I dig it up so my dogs don't walk in the poison.
Check the bag on weed & feed to see if it includs burdock follow the recommended application use

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