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Lawn Care Services: Lawn Care

Common Weeds

Chickweed – Winter annual weed, common in late fall to spring. May spread to large patches, small yellow flowers. Easily controlled with our weed control program. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.

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Clover – Perennial weed, will not dieback with frost. Has white bloom, spreading ground cover. Easily controlled with our spring weed control applications. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.

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Crabgrass – Common in the summer months if no pre-emergent is used. Wide blade, spreading along ground with tall seedheads. Clean up applications for new customers are effective but need to be done well in advance of seeding.

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Dandelion – Perennial weed. Late spring until frost, may bloom all summer or spring and fall. Yellow flower turns to white seeds that are easily blown by wind. Easily controlled with our spring weed control applications. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.

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Hairy bittercress – Winter annual weed, common in late fall to spring. Foliage is green to purplish, small white flowers, seeds will spring from plant when ripe looking like insects jumping just above grass. Easily controlled with our weed control program. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.

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Henbit – Winter annual weed, late fall to spring. Purple flower, may get quit large. Easily controlled with our spring weed control applications. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.

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Kylinga – Summer annual. Likes wet areas, looks like grass and is very hard to detect under some conditions. Has a very distinct odor. Treatments are very effective on this weed.

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Lespedeza – Perennial weed. May grow upright or prostrate with pink to purple flowers. Treatments in the spring are effective but may take several to control.
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Nut Sedge – Perennial weed, likes wet areas but may grow anywhere. Grows much faster than grass, wide, shiny blade. Best treated a day or two before mowing so it is more noticeable, treatments are very effective but may take multiple application to control.

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Wild onions/garlic – Both are perennial weeds from late summer to late spring. Growth is faster than grass and they have a very distinct smell when mowed or crushed. Easily controlled with our spring weed control applications. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.
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Hard to Control Weeds

Dallisgrass – This may be the most difficult weed to control in Tall Fescue lawns. Pre-emergent weed control is not effective against Dallisgrass and post emergent control is not very effective even with repeat applications. Digging out the plant, with the roots, may be the most effective control. Severe infestations may need to be treated with repeat applications of roundup to control.

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Ground ivy – Perennial weed creeps along the ground and roots at nodes, leaves are round with scalloped edges. Flowers are blue to violet. Likes moist, shaded areas. Repeat applications of weed control offers only fair control. Improve sunlight and limit water to reduce encroachment of this weed.

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Indian mock strawberry – Perennial weed that looks like and grows like strawberries. It spreads by stolons or runners on top of the ground. Likes moist, shaded areas. Repeat applications of weed control are needed to control. Improve sunlight and limit water to reduce encroachment of this weed.

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Virginia buttonweed – Perennial weed, summer to early fall or frost/freeze. Very aggressive growth, green to mottled yellow foliage, shiny, waxy leaf, white flowers. Very difficult to control. Repeat applications needed at 4-6 week intervals.

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Wild Violets – Perennial weed, heart shaped leaves, white to purple flower. Late summer to late spring/early summer, usually not so noticeable during summer heat. Very hard to control, most effective treatment is in the fall. Cannot treat in fall if seeding until new plants are matured to the point of 2-3 mowings.

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GrowinGreen's service relies on a partnership between us, our customer and Mother Nature. GrowinGreen's treatment is guarateed for our full-season clients - if you are not 100% satisfied, please call us within 30 days and we will re-treat your property at NO additional charge. Your lawn is our business and your happiness is always our first priority.

 

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