weeds

Learn how to get rid of many lawn weeds including crabgrass, wild violet, poa annua, and many more.

Spring Lawn Fertilizer Application

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Spring Lawn Care Pre-Emergent Tips: How to Use & When to Apply Herbicides

When is the best time to apply pre-emergent herbicides to your lawn in order to prevent common weeds like crabgrass? The Lawn Phix team recommends spring as the optimal time for applying pre-emergent herbicides. We ...
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Fall Is The Best Time To Control Lawn Weeds

It’s always a sad time for lawn care enthusiasts like me and you to watch the leaves fall, temperatures drop, and early morning frosts on the lawn. We’re all eager for winter to hurry up and springtime ...
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Crabgrass vs Dallisgrass (Identification, Differences & Similarities)

Difficult to control, both crabgrass and dallisgrass are grassy weeds that can be difficult to identify and manage. Once they invade your healthy lawn, either grassy weed may prove tenacious and tough to eradicate. Although ...
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How to Get Rid of Horseweed in Lawn (2023 Horseweed Control)

An annual plant that grows throughout North America, horseweed is sometimes known as a mare’s tail or butterweed. Generally regarded as a noxious weed, horsetail can be highly problematic for lawns as it’s developed resistance ...
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Prodiamine Vs. Tenacity Herbicide – What’s The Difference?

If your lawn is lush and green and free from grass weeds and broadleaf weeds, you might not need to worry much about pre and post-emergent herbicides. However, if crabgrass, dandelion weeds, white clover, and ...
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How Long Does it Take for Quinclorac to Work & Kill Weeds?

Quinclorac is an effective selective herbicide to control any crabgrass problems. This weed killer is popular among many homeowners and most lawn care professionals as it kills a broad spectrum of grassy weeds and broadleaf ...
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Crabgrass vs Quackgrass in Your Lawn (Differences & Similarities with Pictures)

In the war between crabgrass vs quackgrass, you’ll want to take any appropriate measures you can to ensure that it’s your lawn grass that is victorious. Keeping desirable lawn grasses free from weedy grass does ...
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Henbit vs Purple Deadnettle (Lawn Weed Differences & Similarities)

Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule) and purple deadnettle (Lamium purpureum) are winter annuals that produce seeds and flowers in the spring. While both plants are regarded as weeds for their aggressive growth habit, both of these plants, ...
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Oxalis vs Clover (Lawn Weeds Similarities & Differences)

LAWN PHIX PRO TIPS Oxalis and clover are two different weeds but have many similarities. I found it easier to keep it simple and treat these weeds the same. Both can be eradicated throughout the ...
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Henbit vs Creeping Charlie (Lawn Weed Differences & Similarities)

Spring weed control can be tricky when it comes to look-alike weeds like henbit and creeping charlie. While these invasive weeds might share some similar traits, they are quite different and, as such, require a ...
Poa Annua Annual Bluegrass

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Poa Annua vs Poa Trivialis (Difference & Similarities in Lawns)

Both Poa annua (annual bluegrass) and Poa trivialis (rough bluegrass) are undesirable weeds in lawns. They share similarities like light green color and boat-shaped leaves but differ in their growth and control methods. Poa annua ...
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Nutsedge vs. Crabgrass Weeds in Lawn (Similarities & Differences)

When you’re trying to maintain a lush, uniform lawn, any plant that doesn’t belong there can stand out to ruin your lawn’s perfect effect. Established lawns in good health have their own natural defenses against ...