Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Controlling Winter Broadleaf Weeds

It it important to maintain your turf against weed infestation. However, during the
winter months turfgrasses are not actively growing
and are therefore susceptible to the encroachment
of winter annual broadleaf weeds. Controlling
winter annual broadleaf weeds before they are able
to set seed will not only reduce the likelihood of
an outbreak the following year, but improve the

There are so many different brands of products on the market.  I like to use a
product called Weed Zone since it controls existing weeds at any temperature. 
We carry this product at Botanica Gardens.  Apply now and a second application may
be necessary.

Don't forget to also apply a pre-emergent to prevent spring and summer weeds from germinating.  Make sure to read the
directions very carefully on the label.  Some  products can not be used on certain turf types.
Apply now before it is too late.  The warm weather is right around the corner.

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