Posts Tagged ‘turf’

Crabgrass
Although the title of this blog post may make you think of a horror film, crabgrass does in fact have wicked tendencies! It is an opportunistic plant that will seek to take a foothold in any lawn, and once established, requires deliberate and consistent counter measures to reduce or remove from your...Read More
I find there is some confusion between crabgrass and other annual grassy weeds versus perennial grassy weeds such as orchard grass and quack grass. This is especially the case in the spring when crabgrass, an annual, has not even germinated or is very small, yet everyone thinks they have crabgrass. This...Read More
By definition, a weed is a plant out of place and unwanted and is therefore the focus of eradication methods. While some folks may be okay with an entire lawn composed entirely of crabgrass, most homeowners loath crabgrass! This blog focuses on the art and science of reducing and hopefully removing this...Read More

Crabgrass Q & A

Q. It’s April and my lawn is full of crabgrass, what can I do?   A. Crabgrass is an annual plant and does not even germinate in NH and VT until mid or late May. Any grasses you see now and suspect are crabgrass, are not. They are perennial grasses and may appear to look like crabgrass. This...Read More
Spring lawn tips

Spring Lawn Tips

As the last-gasp of winter loosens it grip on spring, your lawn is likely covered with gravel, sand, leaves, and crusty black snow banks. Here are a few helpful spring tips that can get your lawn into recovery mode or better yet, green. Rake, rake, rake! Rake as much sand and gravel as possible from...Read More
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