LATEST NEWS (4/4/2022)
- 04/04/2022: The fertilizing/weed control season has begun! We are excited
for this season. We hope Mother Nature will be good to us to
maximize the quality of your turf. Let's begin with the common
questions we get every spring and how we handle it...
- Gary, my neighbor was fertilized yesterday. When will
you be by to fertilize my lawn?
We are out every day
during the week. We don't want to put the fertilizer down
too soon, because the first application has crabgrass
control in it. We don't want that product to wash through
the soil profile before it can do its job. The crabgrass
control’s job is to kill any germinating crabgrass plants.
- Gary, I’d like to plant grass seed but you have
already applied the first application, now when should I
Wait to plant grass seed until June!! The
crabgrass control does not differentiate between grass
- Gary, I think I already have crabgrass!
look at the biology of crabgrass. It takes a soil
temperature of 55 degrees (not air temperature) at a
depth of 3 inches for 3 days for crabgrass to germinate.
We won't reach that criteria for at least another couple
weeks. Plus, our product will kill crabgrass up to the
three leaflet stage, so we have plenty of time to
What people see in the spring,
that they often mistake for crabgrass is tall fescue.
Tall fescue has a wide leaf blade and a deep root
system. It is usually the first grass variety to grow in
the spring. It takes a while for the other grass
varieties to catch up. When they do, tall fescue will be
less dominant in your lawn.
- You fertilized my yard, but I still have lots of
Excellent! The first application is fertilizer
with a product to kill any germinating crabgrass. The
second application (weed spray) is the product that will
take care of all of your broadleaf weeds, including
dandelions, clover, creeping charlie, etc.. It is a
contact spray, so we wait until they come out to spray
I hope this information helps! Please email if you have
any further questions!
Have a great spring!