crabgrass - Knowledgebase Question

charlton, Ma
Question by elainel7549
October 16, 2009
was this year a really bad one for crabgrass? also do i treat my lawn now or next spring for this annoying weed?


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Answer from NGA
October 16, 2009

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Some years are worse than others for crabgrass invasions. I think this was one of the worst! It is easier to prevent crabgrass from growing than to kill it once it sprouts. The best defense is a pre emergent herbicide applied to the turf in February. Pre emergence products stop the weed seeds from sprouting. Best wishes with your lawn~

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