See photo of yard and close up of weeds that are taking over my grass. they...

Asked June 7, 2015, 1:10 PM EDT

See photo of yard and close up of weeds that are taking over my grass. they have broad leaves and currently have pink blooms. They are slowly crowding out my good lawn grass. What should i used? Scotts Weed & Feed or similar product?

Montgomery County Maryland weed issues pennsylvania smartweed smartweed

1 Response

This is Pennsylvania smartweed. It is an annual. Here's a link to info on our website: http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/smartweed
When you thicken up your turf, this weed will not be able to compete. Seed your lawn in late August-early fall.
Pull the flowers so it cannot reseed in beds.

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