Lawn Weeds And How To Deal With Them In Your Lawn
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Common Lawn Weeds

June 9th, 2015

Lawn weeds can cause a huge headache for lawn owners. Lawn weeds can seem to take over lawns out of no where and spread more quickly than they can be controlled. When dealing with lawn weeds control it’s important to remember that timing is everything. The sooner that lawn owners can take a proactive approach against lawn weeds, the better the chances are that they will be able to get the under control.

Another important step in guarded against weeds is to know as much as possible about how and when they spread. This helps lawn owners stay on top of lawn weeds and stop a problem before it gets out of hand.

Most Common Lawn Weeds:

Dandelions: lawn weeds: dandelions

Perennials

Grows to 1’        

Spreads by seeds

Flowers at any time (Weather permitting)  

 

Carpetweed: lawn weeds: carpet weed

Annual

Spreads by seeds

Stem to 1’

June-November  

 

Crabgrass:

Annuallawn weeds: crabgrass

Spreads by seeds and roots

Height is up to 3”

June-October  

 

Prickly Lettuce:

Annuallawn weeds: prickly lettuce

Spreads by seeds

Up to 5”

July-September  

 

Thistle:

Perenniallawn weeds: thistle

Spreads by seeds

Up to 5’

July-October  

 

Lamb’s Quarter:lawn weeds: Lambs Quarter

Annual

Spreads by seeds

Up to 3’

June-October

 

Ragweed:lawn weeds: ragweed

Annual

Spreads by seeds

Up to 3’

July-October  

 

Pigweed:lawn weeds: pigweed

Annual

Spreads by seeds

Up to 6’

July-November

 

White Clover:lawn weeds: white clover

Perennial

Spreads by seeds

Up to 7”    

 

Chickweed:  

Annuallawn weeds: chickweed

Spreads by seeds

May- September

Up to 3″-8″ tall

 

Oxalis:  

Annuallawn weeds: oxalis

Spreads by seeds

May-July

Up to 1′

 

 

The easier way to deal with weeds in your lawn is to hire a weed control professional, like those at Senske Services. Our experts understand the life cycle of weeds, as well as how to treat them quickly and professionally. If you would like more information about weed control or lawn care services, please call 1-800-533-6330.