Maintenance Level

Sites with history of annual bluegrass.*Apply in late summer or early fall prior to weed seed germination. Do not apply if considering fall re-seeding with desired lawngrass. Control of existing annual bluegrass. Control of existing perennial and emerged broadleaf weeds. Preventative for summer annuals like crabgrass and goosegrass prior to germination. Certain herbicides cannot be applied if considering spring re-seeding with desired lawngrass. Preventative for summer annuals prior to...

Managing Lawn Weeds A Guide For Tennessee Homeowners

Robinson, Assistant Professor Tom Samples, Professor Plant and Soil Science Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design Managing Lawn Weeds A Guide for Tennessee Homeowners is provided by The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service to assist residents of Tennessee with managing weeds in their home lawns. This manual provides information on cultural methods to minimize weed problems, in addition to the use of herbicides. Thus, this manual and the recommendations herein...

Herbicide Types

For controlling lawn weeds, there are generally two herbicide application types preemergence and postemergence. Pre-emergence herbicides prevent weeds from becoming established. Postemergence herbicides are applied after weeds are established. Once established, certain weeds may be difficult to control. For example, trying to control an established grass weed in an established lawngrass can be very difficult. Herbicides with such a margin of selectivity are limited. Selectivity with a...

Herbicide Formulations and Application Equipment

Herbicides for use in home lawns are available in several formulations. Generally there are two main types granular- to be applied in a dry form using fertilizer-type spreaders, and liquids- powders or wettable granules formulated to be mixed with water and applied as a spray. Granular herbicides are the most convenient and easiest to use. Many preemergence herbicides are marketed as granular formulations. These products may also be available in combination with granular fertilizers. Fertilizer...

Regalkade G

Bluegrass Fine Fescue Tall Fescue Bermudagrass Centipedegrass Zoysia May be used on established grasses listed. Do not apply more than 0.30 oz. per 1,000 sq. ft. when sprigging or plugging bermudagrass. Do not re-seed or over-seed within 7 months of last application. For summer annual grasses, repeat application 8 to Requires inch rain within 14 days of application. ESTABLISHED PERENNIAL eg. Dallisgrass , and ANNUAL GRASSES POST HERBICIDE OPTIONS Overall Comments The following table...

Use Directions And Precautions

Apply to well-established grasses listed. To newly seeded or re-seeded lawns, delay application until after at least the second mowing Delay re-seeding for 2 weeks after last application. Do not apply to newly over-seeded warm season Apply only to well-established lawngrasses listed. Do not re-seed within three weeks after application. In addition to other broadleaf weeds, provides activity towards clovers and thistles.

Developing Weedmanagement Strategies

Even under the best of lawn care, the potential for problems with certain weeds is continual. Optimum lawn care can go far to minimize weeds. However, certain weeds have growth habits similar to lawngrasses that enable them to establish in the presence of competitive lawngrass. Such weeds can be continual problems requiring preventative strategies. Other weeds may initiate during stress periods may be indicators of lawngrass health , requiring control after establishment. Implement best...

Lawn Weed Identification Pictures

How Kill Goosegrass

Broadleaf weeds are generally easiest to identify. Broadleaf weeds like dandelion and clover are distinctive from and are not botani-cally closely related to grasses and sedges. Broadleaf weeds have leaves that are broad, and are generally produced in pairs or multiples. Leaves are detached from the main stem by a sub-stem or petiole. Leaves may be simple having one leaflet, like dandelion or compound having more than one leaflet, like clover . Veins within the leaf give a netted appearance in...

Weeds in Your Lawn and

What do I do about the weeds in my lawn Is there something I can spray These are common questions asked by homeowners each year. A better question would be, Why do I have weeds in my lawn Weeds invade your lawn because at some point there is room or space along with other growth requirements available for them to grow. Healthy lawngrasses compete against weeds by forming a closed canopy that limits light and space for weeds to germinate and establish. Thus, the number of weeds present can be an...

Assessing Weed Problems

Your lawn may have diverse environments or microclimates, with variations in soil type, condition fertility and traffic or compaction and sun exposure. As a result, weed problems may not be uniform throughout your landscape. The appropriate weed control strategies will be determined by the weed species present. Begin your evaluation by drawing a map of your property. Section your map into easily identified zones e.g. front, back, sides or areas bordering shrubs, walks and driveways . With this...

Lawn Care Tips Mowing

Most of your lawn care time is spent mowing. How and when you mow your lawn can have a great impact on weed growth. To optimize the health of your lawn and reduce weeds, adopt the following guidelines. Ideal Mowing Heights For Common Tennessee Lawngrasses Ideal Mowing Heights For Common Tennessee Lawngrasses Common Bermudagrass Hybrid Bermuda Centipedegrass Zoysia 3 4 to 11 2 1 2 to 1 1 2 1 to 2 3 4 to 11 2 Fine Fescue Kentucky Bluegrass Perennial Ryegrass Tall Fescue Mow at the correct height....