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Common Lawn Weeds

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Here are the most common weeds and recommendations to eliminate. Annual bluegrass (Poa annua) Frequently found in compacted, infertile soils, this light green, low-growing grassy annual prefers cool-season growth, but can be found all year.  A sudden brown-out of the lawn in the heat of summer, or prolific seed production in spring, signals its presence.  When seeds appear, rake the grass upright, then mow, and bag the clippings. Crabgrass (Digitaria…

The Nitty-Gritty of Weed Removal

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Prevention through appropriate cultural methods, (cutting at the right height, fertilizing and proper drainage) is your first line of defense against weeds, but eventually there comes a time when you need to roll up your sleeves and get after them.  On small areas, the old-fashioned approach is the best—pulling out by hand. Hand weeding may take a little bit longer than using selective herbicides, but it is a lot better…

Treating Weeds

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Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s agronomist, helps you fight back with these tips for treating annual and perennial weeds in your lawn.