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Weed Advice

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by cmanningjr, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. cmanningjr

    cmanningjr LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 2

    Hello everyone,

    I live in Alabama and have 1.5 acres. I have "mostly" bermuda grass in my yard and would like to get the weeds at bay and try to get the lush lawn we all dream about.

    My question is, I have a lot of crabgrass now and I always in the winter get COVERED with henbit and chickweed. Where would I begin to combat this??

    Pre-emergent for the henbit and chickweed now?? What to do about the crabgrass??

    Thanks in advance...
  2. noweedshere

    noweedshere LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    An application of pendimethalin containing product (Scotts Halts, Turfbuilder + Halts) in the fall will prevent many small seeded winter annuals like your henbit and chickweed. Another spring application of the same products should help with crabgrass in the spring.

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