How to get rid of Henbit and chickweed

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bw, Apr 3, 2000.

  1. bw

    bw LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    My parents have it bad, i don't really want to use a Post emergent, i'd rather use like a weed and feed or something. let me no fella's thanx.
  2. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,143

    first off weed and feed has a post emergant in it....thats how it kills the weeds not prevents them. i would use lescos momentum or trimec classic...they both do a fine job with those weeds.<p>PS. is it my amaginATION or is henbit and chickweed in full force this year? ive never seen it this bad so early... im applying a postememergent to my lawns next week to take care of them....ive never had to do it this early in the past.
  3. The chickweed your are refering to actually<br>is know as winter chickweed and grows over the winter. <p>To help prevent winter chickweed you can<br>apply pre-m in november.<p>It cannot stand the heat and high sun angle and it will die off naturally by June.

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