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How To Kill Crabgrass

Crabgrass is considered one of the most common types of invasive weeds that grow on lawns. This annual weed is also known as finger-grass, and fonio and can be both annual and perennial. The distinguishing traits of crabgrass are slender stems which sprawl from a central root underground which resembles the pincers of a crab.  If you're been searching for a way how to kill crabgrass, you've come to the right place.We have the largest selection of crabgrass killer.

Crabgrass can spread quickly during the warm summer months and though they disappear in fall, a single weed can typically leave behind thousands of seeds that will be ready to grow and pester lawns the following spring. The best defense against crabgrass is a healthy vibrant lawn. Undesirable grasses and weeds simply won’t stand a chance to survive in a well-maintained and nutrient-rich stand of grass.

How To Kill Crabgrass: 3 Step Solution

If your lawn has crabgrass, it can be difficult to remove them without the proper weed control equipment. Sometimes having a healthy and well-maintained lawn isn’t enough. Solutions Pest & Lawn can equip you with the necessary DIY advice as well as professional-grade herbicides so you can kill crabgrass right the fight time. Check out our simple-to-follow 3 step plan on how to kill crabgrass and follow it closely to get the best results on your lawn.

Step 1: First, are you completely certain that the unwanted vegetation that is growing on your lawn is indeed crabgrass? It is important to properly ID the plant you want to be removed because herbicide selections depend upon what type of grass or weed you have growing. We have specific herbicides which target crabgrass and if it isn't crabgrass it may not do anything to remove the undesired plant. If you are unsure whether the plant is crabgrass or not, send a photo to us at identification@solutionsstores.com and we will properly ID the plant for you as well as give you the proper product recommendations and tips on how to kill crabgrass.

Step 2: Once the crabgrass is identified you can go about chemical control. Depending on the timing, we would recommend using a pre-emergent to take care of crabgrass seeds before they grow. However, pre-emergent is to be laid out in the Fall or Early spring if you are known to have crabgrass issues on your property.

Step 3: While it is best to take care of crabgrass in the beginning of spring with a pre-emergent to make sure the seeds don’t germinate, if your crabgrass is already growing and established on your lawn, your best option on how to kill crabgrass would be to use a post-emergent because a pre-emergent won’t do any good for crabgrass elimination. Solutions Pest & Lawn has a variety of crabgrass killing herbicides to choose from which you will find in our product section list below. We have non-selective herbicides which work really well with crabgrass and can eliminate them from your lawn quickly and effectively. Because of the weeds persistence, repeated application may be necessary about 6 weeks later to treat crabgrass.

Please visit our knowledge base for helpful guides and instructions on the application of our various weed killers and for more details on how to kill crabgrass. Once the weed has been neutralized or controlled the bare area should be replaced with a combination of suitable soil and turf seed to aid recovery.

Solutions Pest and Lawn is your trusted advisor and provider for professional quality do-it-yourself lawn maintenance and weed control. Our exclusive lawn care and weed elimination products include premium grass seeds and professional-grade fertilizers. We also have highly-trained and industry-certified representatives that are ready to answer your call or email about any lawn, weed or pest control questions. Browse our selection of crabgrass killers and crabgrass control products and if you ever need help selecting the best product for you, call us at (800) 479-6583 contact us at askapro@solutionsstores.comand we can point you in the right direction depending on your situation.

 

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