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How To Control Nutsedge In Your Lawn

Nutsedge, Nutgrass, Kyllinga, Water Grass - call it what you want, it’s nasty and it’s raging right now. The heatwave last week may have stunted your good turfgrass and now you are watering things back to health and notice these lime green tufts sticking up. Your first thought: Is it crabgrass? If so, that’s another animal - but chances are if it’s sticking up tall and has that square and sharp blade feeling in your hand, it’s nutsedge. Here is some I found in Munster, IN. It certainly sticks out, showing it’s sharp, neon green sword-like leaves amongst some double-dark Kentucky Bluegrass. Additionally, I’ve battled these invaders here in my beautiful St Augustinegrass yard here in SW Florida. Here we see more of the purple nutsedge and green kyllinga. But they are ALL sedges. Now here I sit this year, it’s late July and we have had rain rain rain down here. More and more, longer sustained storms, earlier each...

Is It Too Late For Pre-Emergent?

What’s up y’all, hope you’re having a great April thus far! Lots of questions coming in this week, many more than normal and most are all around the same topics - so this email today is going to help answer some of those - simple and sweet. Also, if you want to hear even more common lawn questions from across the country, be sure to subscribe to the podcast either on YouTube, Itunes or Google Play. I always keep it light and positive so if you are looking for some good background noise during work or something to get you through your afternoon commute, please, give it a listen. First off, I want to remind you, in case you missed it: I have a full guide to pre-emergent herbicide applications. What to use, when to use it, and even a support video on how to apply it. Remember, we go by soil temperatures as our easy-to-understand milestones. If you are...