With weeds germinating earlier than normal, Carrollton, Georgia homeowners will see an increase in weed development.
We highly recommend jump starting your lawn service weed control and fertilization.
The winter weather forecast for Carrollton indicated warmer and rainier conditions, and less than average snowfall. The coldest month will be February, along with our best chance for winter precipitation. April and May will bring in a warmer than usual Spring, with typical rainfall.
Carrollton homeowners will see weed germination, development, and significant activity easier this year.
Crabgrass germination occurs later in winter, usually between March and February. But it can vary by year depending on location, rainfall, and temperature. Germination for Crabgrass typically starts once the soil temperature reaches 55°F, 2 in deep more than three days. The soil has continued to be above 55°F for many weeks. So expect to see Crabgrass formation at any time. Remember that Crabgrass can’t survive frigid temperatures, so any freezing/frosting could kill off the germination.
Many varieties of weeds, like Dallisgrass, will get a head start on due to the wetter conditions and warmer temperatures.
What should Carrollton homeowners do to stop weed infestation on their lawns? Immediately develop a comprehensive strategy including applications of pre-emergents and post-emergents lawn service weed control.
Using post-emergents will control most weeds and is ideal if your Carrollton home has a history of weed problems. To combat Crabgrass, a pre-emergent herbicide is a must.
Keep in mind fighting winter weeds is easier than summertime. But if you overlook the winter weed season, you will certainly create a much more difficult spring season.
Start your lawn service’s weed control treatments today, and save more time and money for the Spring.
It’s always easier to maintain a weed-free lawn than to recover from heavy weeds. A proactive weed control service will still pay for itself in the end.