How to Prevent Spring Crabgrass?

Answer Crabgrass seeds lie within a lawn during the winter months and into spring. The seeds wait until the soil temperature rises to 62 degrees F to germinate. Crabgrass thrives during the hot summer mon... Read More »

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How do I prevent crabgrass in bermuda grass lawns?

HerbicidesApply a crabgrass pre-emergent herbicide such as monosodium-acid-methane-arsonate (MSMA) once a year in the fall or winter, per label instructions. Apply an even amount of herbicide with ... Read More »

How to Prevent Spring Allergies?

Spring allergies, which can begin as early as the end of February in some areas, are a common problem for many today. Pollen is the typical culprit of spring allergies, when it becomes airborne to ... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass?

The best prevention for crabgrass is to provide such great growing conditions that the turf crowds it out.

Where does crabgrass come from?

Crabgrass, Digitaria ischaemum or D. sanguinalis, came from Eurasia and is now prevalent in the United States. This grass is an annual weed, with seeds usually blown into lawns and gardens by wind,... Read More »