Quackgrass is one of the most common weeds that grow in lawns. Fortunately, you can easily identify this weed based on its growth habits and appearance. Quackgrass does look similar to regular lawn grass, but it grows much more quickly. Luckily, there are several different methods you can use to remove it. Today, I’ll help you ID this weed and reveal how to get rid of quackgrass quickly and effectively.Read More
Doveweed (Murdannia nudiflora) is an annual weed with broad, grass-like leaves and small 3-petal purple flowers, and summer is its growth period.Read More
Every homeowner hates weeds and wants to stop them appearing in their lawn. But if you don’t know the names and characteristics of the different lawn weeds that may appear, it’ll be difficult to get rid of them. In my experience every weed is a little bit different, and to properly address it you need to identify what it is, and understand its growth and reproduction characteristics to properly remediate it. Today, I’ll compare poa trivialis vs poa annua to explain the differences between these two common (and difficult) weeds.Read More
Spurge is an odd-looking weed. It’s fleshy and tends to grow out horizontally, looking almost flat on the ground. Spurge likes warm and hot weather, and in lawns it creates big problems, smothering the desirable turfgrass that surrounds it. I’ve tangled with spurge weed in the past, so I’ve put together this spurge weed identification guide, and I’ll detail exactly how to kill it, and the best herbicide for the job in today’s article.Read More
As most homeowners and gardeners know, letting a weed problem get out of control is one of the best ways to end up with an ugly lawn. And that means that controlling weed growth is one of the most essential things to do if you want the loveliest lawn on the block. Today, I’m going to talk about a weed called Poa Annua, also called Annual Meadow Grass but in America it’s often referred to as Annual Bluegrass or simply Poa. I’ll share some photos that will help you identify Poa Annua in your lawn, and give you my tips to kill it in your lawn.Read More
If you’re like most homeowners, you’ve had to combat weeds in your lawn. But to properly remove and eliminate weeds from your yard (and keep them from coming back), you need to know what kind of weeds they are, and how to treat them. In this article I’ll provide a guide to lawn weed identification so you can efficiently clear weeds from your lawn.Read More
You’ve been working hard on cultivating the perfectly manicured lawn, taking all the necessary steps to plant seed or sod, fertilize, and mow appropriately. Despite your best efforts, there seem to be patches of your lawn that don’t match the rest. There are some common weeds that look like grass which tend to blend in with a lawn and thus can be more difficult to identify and target when compared to the average dandelion.
In this article I’ll help you identify these grass-like weeds and offer advice for how to combat and eliminate them from your lawn.Read More