Crabgrass is a menace to your healthy lawn—breaking through in unsightly patches and detracting from an otherwise good-looking yard. Unfortunately, it’s a difficult weed to get rid of, largely because of how quickly it can spread.
You may not know that just one crabgrass plant can produce up to 75,000 seeds. These lay dormant in the soil until the ideal conditions for germination rolls around come spring. Then, as crabgrass emerges and grows, it will begin to crowd out your healthy turf in dense, clumping mats throughout your lawn. Because crabgrass is so drought hardy and does not take much to thrive, in little-to-no-time it can really take over a lawn.read more