Weeds pose one of the biggest threats to the overall health and appearance of your lawn and garden this spring. Operating as thieves, weeds will steal essential nutrients from (and suffocate) your plants. Once they get a foothold in your landscape, it’s only a matter of time before your lawn and garden begins to look weak, sick, and neglected.
Protecting your landscape from weeds is critical if you’re striving for that pristine lawn. Here are 5 ways to win the war on weeds this spring!
Know Your Weeds
The first step in defeating weeds this spring is knowing the type of weed you’re dealing with. You’ll want to know the difference between:
Make The Right Move
After identifying the type of weed you’re dealing with, the next step in eliminating them once and for all is making the right move! The key to controlling annual weeds is to pull them before they germinate again. While it’s difficult to tell exactly when that will occur, if you make weed-pulling a continuing process, it’ll go a long way in helping. For perennial weeds, you need to hand-pull them and ensure you get the weed AND the root, or they can grow back!
Know Which Herbicides To Use (And When To Use Them)
The two herbicides to know are:
Set A Goal And Don’t Give Up
Often times pulling weeds can seem like an overwhelming task. It feels like when you pull ten weeds, twenty more show up in their place. Even in these moments, don’t give up! Set a goal and tell yourself, “each time I go outside, I am going to pull ten, or twenty, or thirty weeds!” Stay on top of your weeds and your lawn and garden will thrive!
Contact The Weed Control Experts
The best way to win the war on weeds this spring is to call the experts in weed control at TruGreen. Our team of experts has the knowledge and experience necessary to evaluate your lawn and garden and implement a plan to eliminate the weeds, all while preventing them from ever making a return.
Contact us here or give us a call at (662) 844-9006 to hear about our 6-application weed control program designed to meet your needs. Give your landscape the protection it deserves and contact us today. We can help!