Crabgrass is a common problem weed found in Acworth, Ga during the summer months. Prevention of this troublesome weed with a good lawn care program is the best way to be crabgrass free in Acworth, Ga. Crabgrass will germinate when soil temperatures are a consistant 55 degrees.
The best time to apply crabgrass pre-emergent is Mid march or earlier, since the seeds start to germinate when the soil temp’s warm up. In Acworth, Ga this can be as soon as March or April. Crabgrass is much harder to control once it starts to germinate.
Post Emergent Control
There are many different products available to control crabgrass that has already germinated, however these are generally more effective on the younger crabgrass, and the full grown crabgrass left to spread can be very hard to get rid of without damaging the turfgrass in the process.
The good News!
So you procrastinated and missed your window for crabgrass pre-emergent? The good news is the crabgrass will die out with the first frost in october, and you will get your chance to prevent it next year!
At Sharplawns Turf Care, we have a full 7 step lawn care program designed to prevent weeds of each season in Acworth, Ga. Our spring treatments start in late January and are great at preventing crabgrass and many other spring weeds. Give us a call today for a free quote, or request a free estimate online. Its never to early or to late to start thinking about lawn care in Acworth, Ga!