How to Kill Bermuda Grass and Get Rid of it in Your Lawn

Bermuda grass, casually known as devil’s grass or couch grass, is beloved by homeowners and landscaping professionals for its drought-hardiness and wear resistance. It’s also great as animal fodder. Is Bermuda grass a weed in lawns and flower beds? Apart from being good for hay, lawns and golf courses, Bermuda grass is also an invasive weed, especially … Read more

Brown Spots in Bermuda Grass: Causes & How to Get Rid of the Patches

How to get rid of brown spots in bermuda grass

In a nutshell, the common causes of brown spots in bermuda grass lawns include excessive shade, soil compaction and aeration problems, lawn fungus infection, and dormancy. You can easily get rid of these brown patches by treating lawn fungus, aerating your lawn and reducing shade. Gotten sick and tired of the unsightly brown patches of … Read more

Types of Bermuda Grass and Best Varieties for Lawn, Hay & Golf

Types of Bermuda grass and varieties for different uses

Looking to upgrade your landscaping by switching to Bermuda grass? Scientifically known as Cynodon dactylon, Bermuda grass is a low-maintenance turf grass that is typically grown from Bermuda seeds. The seeds determine the quality and variety of grass. Different types of Bermuda grass varieties generally have a short germination period, owing to the natural removal of … Read more

Crabgrass vs. Quackgrass: Identification & Differences (With Pictures)

Wondering which grass weed has invaded your lawn? Here’s a guide on the differences and similarities between crabgrass and quackgrass. We’ve included pictures to help you identify which of the two grass weeds you’re dealing with. Crabgrass is a warm-season perennial grass while quackgrass is a cool-season perennial grass. Crabgrass roots form a shallow crab-like … Read more

When to Apply Crabgrass Preventer (Timing Before or After Rain?)

When to apply crabgrass preventer

Most annual weeds such as crabgrass start to grow in the spring. During this season, the temperature of your lawn’s soil begins to warm up and provide a very good environment for germination. Apply crabgrass preventer early enough in spring. The best timing for applying crabgrass pre-emergent is when soil temperature is between 50°F and 55°F (just … Read more