The Lawn Weed: Dandelions

What to do

What to do

These weeds have a deep taproot that’s tough to dig out, though you can try hand-digging if the plants are small and you get the root.

The Lawn Weed: Crabgrass

What to do

What to do

Use a pre-emergent herbicide, and make sure to get it down when the soil reaches the appropriate temperature.

The Lawn Weed: Annual Bluegrass

What to do

What to do

Put down a pre-emergent in late summer for control the next spring. And mow your grass at the proper height for the species so you don’t scalp the lawn and allow weed seeds to take hold

The Lawn Weed: Nutsedge

What to do

What to do

Pre-emergent herbicides don’t work. Look for post-emergent products that are labeled specifically for sedges.

The Lawn Weed: White Clover

What to do

What to do

You won’t be able to eradicate white clover. In fact, it does provide food for honeybees so you can learn to live with it.