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Should I spray my lawn for weeds?

Should I spray my lawn for weeds?

There are many things to consider when you would like to spray your lawn for weeds.  It takes some diligent research to make sure you have all your bases covered and you can safely spray your lawn!  This article will help point you in the right direction.

What type of grass do I have?

The type of grass that you have is very important!  All herbicides or weed killers are not created equally.  Some herbicides work on centipede but not bermuda grasses and vice versa.  In Macon and Warner Robins you will have southern turf grass.  The label on the herbicide or weed killer bottle will tell what type of grass this herbicide will be effective on.  It is critical to know what type of grass you have!  You can find out about different types of grasses here or or shade tolerant grasses here.

St. Augustine Grass

St. Augustine

 

Zoysia Lawn

Zoysia Grass

Should I spray my lawn for weeds?

Bermuda Grass

What do I spray my lawn with?

There is a plethora of weed killer options to spray your lawn with.  Buying online or box stores like Lowe’s or Home Depot is probably your most commonly available options in Macon or Warner Robins.  It is best to do your research online and search specifically for your type of turf type.  Next you will need to figure out how you will spray your lawn for weeds.  Will you use a backpack sprayer, a tank with wand sprayer, a hose end sprayer, or a broadcast sprayer?

When should I spray my lawn for weeds?

Certain weed killers can be deadly to grass when temperatures are hot.  The labeling on herbicides is there to advise you when is the best time to apply herbicides, what type of grass to use the weed killer on, and during what temperatures ranges the weed killer will work best.

How much does it cost to spray my lawn?

Sometimes it just does not make sense to buy specialized equipment to take care of your lawn.  We recommend 7 treatments to your lawn and we recommend a mixture of post-emergent, pre-emergent, and fertilization on specific intervals correlating to each season.  Because we spray lawns in bulk with large tanks, Liquid Lawn is probably going to much cheaper and safer than doing it yourself.  It doesn’t hurt to get a quote from us just to compare costs.  Get a quote here.

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