Poa Annua or Annual Bluegrass is a ugly, difficult to control, winter annual weed in your Atlanta dormant bermuda lawn. This weed spreads millions for seeds each year that can infest a lawn if not treated. That being said, lawn care companies for years could never get good control of this weed no matter what we did, because the weed controls available did next to nothing to control them. Over the past 10 years weed controls have improved and we typically get 6 months worth of pre-emergent control. Now you might say that is pretty good, right?
Pre-emergent herbicide time has come and gone, and if you have weeds showing their ugly little faces, the time has come for post-emergent weed control.
It seems to happen overnight. The white, fluffy ball of seeds appears out of nowhere. You immediately blame the neighbors for their lack of weed preventive efforts. While those neighbors may be the source of this dandelion, they also may not. Dandelion seeds can travel by air for miles, so no matter how obsessive your neighbors are about keeping these pesky weeds away, controlling dandelions will still be an activity you’ll want to master for a beautiful lawn.
Pulling weeds can feel good and feel very productive the first few times you get out there and get your hands dirty, but it is a chore that gets old rather quickly. The best way to get rid of weeds is to prevent them from taking hold in your lawn and garden. Saves you time, money, and effort if you an limit how many start growing in the first place. There are a few tricks and tips to follow that can help you minimize weeds’ ability to take over your lawn, get started with the following suggestions!