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Crabgrass is an aggressive, fast growing weed, and can be a serious concern for any lawn owner. Crabgrass grows horizontally, thickening and covering grass blades as it continues to spread. It is incredibly difficult to control this weed, and most lawn care companies do not cover crabgrass. Heron Home & Outdoor has proven methods of crabgrass control, and we would love to help you combat this invasive weed!
Control Florida Crabgrass as Soon as Possible
Crabgrass grows 8 times faster than St. Augustine turf. That fact alone is astounding! This means that despite the health of your lawn, if you were to let crabgrass grow for even a week, your lawn could face disastrous effects.
Crabgrass seeds can also remain dormant in the soil for years. If they ever receive the right conditions and temperature, these dormant seeds will sprout and spread within days. A single crabgrass plant can produce up to 150,000 seeds!
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DIY Crabgrass Prevention
Crabgrass loves sunlight, warmth, and shallow pools of water. Florida provides the perfect conditions for this weed to grow! If you’re looking to prevent crabgrass, we have some tips and tricks for you to minimize the chances of crabgrass proliferating:
- Water your lawn more deeply, but less frequently.
- Mow your lawn properly. Optimal mowing height is between 2.5” and 3”.
- Don’t leave bare areas of lawn.
- Fertilize properly.
By taking all of these preventative steps, you may be able to stop crabgrass before it starts. A healthy lawn is the best prevention method! If your lawn is covered in crabgrass, you’re going to need professional help.
Professional Crabgrass Control
Crabgrass is extremely invasive, grows quickly, chokes out turf, and can cause some serious problems. Most lawn care companies won’t treat crabgrass, due to the difficulty of the challenge.
Heron is one of the very few companies in Central Florida who treat crabgrass.While crabgrass is an aggressive weed, it can be controlled with the proper care. Contact us today for help with your crabgrass issueBack to Lawn Care Services
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