Crabgrass Control in Yard

Asked September 6, 2020, 5:54 PM EDT

Any recommendations on how to control Crabgrass, what to use, and when to apply?

Crow Wing County Minnesota

1 Response

Since crabgrass is an annual, the best way to deal with it is with a preemergent herbicide, applied in late April or early May. It is difficult to eradicate once it is growing in the lawn. But it will die in cold weather. Read here:

Timing of preemergent application is critical. Follow this site next spring to determine the time to apply herbicide:
Look for "crabgrass PRE" in the right column.