How to get rid of crabgrass: for a weed-free lawn

Erin Browne

Spring is a glorious time for gardeners as flowers and trees return into bloom, however, it does bring with it the resurgence of lawn weeds such as crabgrass. As the temperature rises how to get rid of crabgrass will be on most lawn owners’ minds. 

The troublesome plant starts to germinate when the temperature rises above 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and sunshine starts hitting the moist soil. Come spring and moving into summer the fast-growing weeds will outgrow other lawn grasses, then die away in winter leaving bare spots ruining any lawn garden ideas. 

Green lawn with summerhouse and tree in blossom

(Image credit: Polly Eltes)

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