Why pre-emergent is the best way to prevent weeds

The snow is gone and now is the time to start thinking about the most important step in keeping your lawn free of weeds: the pre-emergent application.┬áPre-emergent is a product that prevents weeds from starting, mainly crabgrass, spurge and oxalis. But why so early? Along the Wasatch Front crabgrass germinates from mid-April to late May,…

Weedless Wednesday: Crabgrass

Crabgrass is one of the most common weeds in our lawns. A cousin to corn, this grassy weed grows quickly and can take over if left untreated. It is a low-growing, summer annual that spreads by seed and from rootings of nodes that lie on the soil. In summer, with the warm days, it can…