What is crab grass?

Answer Crabgrass is a common weed that grows frequently in residential lawns, as well as in agricultural landscapes, such as vineyards and orchards. It is a resilient weed.TypesThere are two main types of... Read More »

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How do I get rid of crab grass?

Non-chemical ControlMow your grass frequently to a height of 2 1/2 to 3 inches. Cutting the grass shorter than this will cause crabgrass to flourish. Mow frequently enough that you never remove mor... Read More »

When does crab grass germinate?

Crabgrass is a warm season annual weed. Seeds germinate when soil temperatures reach 60 degrees Fahrenheit or above, and remain that way for at least a week. In most climates, crabgrass continues t... Read More »

How do I get rid of crab grass in corn?

Fight crabgrass by shading it. Crab grass cannot grow in shade or cooler temperatures. As soon as your corn gets tall enough, it will shade and cool the soil, which will in turn kill of the crab gr... Read More »

How do I care for crab grass?

WeedingAvoid exposing soil near walkways and driveways as exposed soil can encourage crabgrass growth. Hand pull crabgrass in a timely manner in smaller lawns. For easier weeding, thoroughly water ... Read More »