Weeds can be a nuisance in any garden or lawn. They can take over and choke out the plants you want to grow. One of the most effective ways to control weeds is by using weed control products. However, timing is crucial when it comes to applying these products. Applying them at the wrong time can be ineffective and a waste of time and money.
In this article, we’ll discuss the importance of timing when it comes to applying weed control products for maximum effectiveness.
Weeds have different growth cycles. And understanding these cycles is important for effective weed control.
Pre-emergent weed control involves applying herbicide to the soil before weeds emerge.
The purpose of pre-emergent weed control is to prevent weed seedlings from germinating. And the best time to apply pre-emergent weed control products is in the early spring in March or April, just before weeds begin to germinate.
Note that timing is critical for pre-emergent weed control because the herbicide needs to be applied before the weed seeds germinate.
Post-emergent weed control involves applying herbicides after the weeds have emerged.
In post-emergent weed control, the goal is to kill the existing weeds. And the best time to apply post-emergent weed control products is during the active growth stage of the weed. That is when the weed is actively growing and is most susceptible to the herbicide.
For maximum effectiveness, it is best that weed control products be applied by professionals in accordance with product instructions.
At Lawns+, we offer a comprehensive range of lawn care services, including weed control, tailored to meet your lawn’s unique needs.
With knowledge and experience in weed control, our team can provide effective solutions at the right time – while taking all relevant factors into consideration. Get in touch with us today so that we can help you achieve a beautiful, healthy, and weed-free lawn this spring!