Creeping Charlies "attacking" my landscaping area behind my house (May 12th 2016)..
In order to kill creeping charlie, you must apply dicamba based herbicide to your lawn in early fall when creeping charlie plant is growing most actively, which will leave it weakened enough so that it will have a difficult time surviving the winter. You can also apply in the late spring to early summer, but late spring to early summer applications will stall rather than eradicate creeping charlie in your lawn...."
If You Find This Weed Growing In Your Garden, You Should Probably Just Leave It Well Alone
he plant in question is purslane, although scientists refer to it as Portulaca oleracea. It is also known by a wide variety of other names, such as fatweed, duckweed, pigweed, pourpier, little hogweed and verdolaga.