Broadleaf grass isn't grass at all, but is instead a type of weed that invades lawns. These weeds spread aggressively and require frequent maintenance to control them.Know More
Broadleaf weeds can be reduced through the use of pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicide, but eradicating them completely is unlikely. Broadleaf weed seeds occur naturally in soil. They are also introduced to lawns through bags of poor-quality grass seed mixes.
Some examples of broadleaf weeds include dandelion, chickweed and wild onion. Spotting these weeds in a lawn is easy since their broad leaves look very different from fine bladed grass. Maintaining a healthy lawn through irrigation, fertilizer, good mowing practices and herbicides will keep these weeds under control.Learn More
Grass seeds take anywhere from five to 30 days to germinate and begin growing. The length of time it takes for grass seed to grow depends on what kind of seed it is.Full Answer >
According to Encyclopedia Britannica, beach grass, otherwise known as marram grass, psamma or sand reed, is a sand-binding plant from the genus Ammophila that grows on the sandy coasts of Europe, North America and Africa.Full Answer >
To get rid of crab grass, apply preemergent herbicides, water the grass, reapply herbicides, overseed barren patches, keep the grass levels around 3 inches high, and add additional fertilizer in the fall. Getting rid of crab grass can be difficult, but proper care and maintenance should yield a healthy lawn.Full Answer >
Nutsedge, also known as yellow nut-grass, is not a grass but it resembles one. It has edible tubers; its scientific name is Cyperus esculentus. Esculentus means "edible."Full Answer >