What weeds are you seeing a lot of this season?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by DA Quality Lawn & YS, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Considering all the rainfall this season here, plenty of variety on the smorgasboard.

    I have been seeing quite a bit of nutsedge and yellow woodsorrel in particular.
    Crabgrass breaking though along drives on some properties.
  2. kbrashears

    kbrashears LawnSite Senior Member
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    Worst year I've ever had post spring blanket spray. We had a really wet and cold spring and a one wait for green up. We were three to four weeks behind normal growth schedule.
  3. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
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    weed pressure here in taxachusetts has been very low so far. We are into our second heat wave now and we have had a $hitload of rain. The next 8 weeks should be interesting to say the least! Keeping my fingers crossed that my dimension can hang in there!
  4. fireman gus

    fireman gus LawnSite Senior Member
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    Lots of grassy weeds, and nut grass. Also lots of spurge.
  5. ted putnam

    ted putnam LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Ditto on yours and Kbrashears post
  6. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
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    Lots of crabgrass, and goosegrass, and mostly due to the HO's mowing short to keep uo with the exponential grow of their lawn.

    Then, the plantains are taking hold this year along with the wild violets. Last year, with everything, they were non-existent.

    Sedges have been an issue around here for the last 5 years or so. So it's not any different on that end.

  7. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ya I need to throw spurge in there as well.
  8. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Not much spurge on my lawns but the sedges have been bad. Nothing compared to the brown patch tho
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  9. jbturf

    jbturf LawnSite Bronze Member
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    was just noticing driving around today, there is a huge surge of crab and nutsedge in turf all over, 10+ inches of rain here in june-- just a bit unusual
  10. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
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    Honestly I am seeing more oxalis than usual. Better than the spurge and purslane I am used to seeing this time of year and crabgrass isn't a big issue.

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