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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...