Weed of the week: Goosegrass

Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is an late-germinating summer annual grass that is often found in compacted areas or areas disturbed in the summer. These areas include compacted areas next to sidewalks or cart paths, golf course tees, and areas were soil is disturbed...

Weed of the Week: Nutsedge

Yellow nutsedge is beginning to show up in lawns across Indiana.  This light green to yellow grass-like perennial weed begins to emerge during late May to early June in much of the state.  Yellow nutsedge (also called nutgrass or swampgrass) is neither a grass nor a...

Common Indianapolis Weeds: Crabgrass

Indianapolis area lawns see a variety of weeds throughout the season. Our formulated weed controls are designed to control them with our timed applications. Here is a little information on some one of the most common weeds in our area; crabgrass. Weed Type: Annual...

Indiananapolis lawns are prime for fungus

Most damaging fungus is likely to occur when daytime temperatures are above 80 degrees, nighttime temperatures are above 60, and humidity is high. For central Indiana lawns, typically cool grasses such as Kentucky Bluegrass and Tall Fescue, the unwanted fungus types...

Drought and weeds

Even though your lawn may be suffering, weeds seem to thrive. Why is that? Weeds thrive in distressed lawns. When grass is week, weeds sneak in. And during these high temperatures, most weed killer products do not work effectively and if they do work, they can take up...

Grubs and your lawn.

There is a very good chance for extensive grub damage this season due to all of the moisture so far this spring.  With the abundance of rain, grass roots don’t have to grow very deep or very dense. As a result, these sparse, shallow roots are easy pickings for the...

Weeds!

When it comes to their lawns, our customers are primarily concerned with two things, color and weeds. Weeds are obvious. You have them or you don’t. You have a lot or a few. It’s pretty clear. Color is a more difficult discussion, and we’ll save that for a separate...