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Lawn Weed Control – Is it Important For Lawn Growth
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If you have the ability to work on a lawn as a home-owner, or you want to do so, it is important to remember that you can use weed control for your lawn in the summer. Weed control is an important issue for those who want to have a beautiful lawn, but are also concerned about the safety of their family, as well as the other people who may be using the property.
One reason that weeds seem to be more difficult to control in the summer is that there is no sunlight to use to keep the soil moist and well-drained. While in the winter, the ground is drier and therefore makes it easier to keep it well-watered. However, in the summer, because of the sunlight and soil moisture, there is not much that can be done to keep the lawn weed-free.
Since the main concern with the weed-control that a lawn has in the summer is keeping it from dying back completely, and then dying back again in the fall, it is also important to realize that weed control in the summer is not the same as it is in the wintertime. Summer grasses are easier to control, and are less likely to develop resistant rootstocks. Thus, in the summer you will have to pay special attention to weed control in order to prevent a loss of turf.
In the springtime, after the lawn has been watered and weeded and has dried out, the only way to keep it from being destroyed is to use a good weed control product on the lawn. When using weed control for a lawn in the summer, there are a few things that you need to remember. These products work differently in the summer than they do in the wintertime, and you will have to use a product that works best for your particular type of grass.
Because the quality of the soil can make a great deal of difference in the ease at which weed control can be done, you may find that the best way to control the weeds in the summertime is to buy a product that helps your lawn create a thicker turf that is more difficult to get rid of. Many people, especially in the South, like to make their lawns as thick as possible, by adding fertilizers and applying fertilizer to the soil and turf. This kind of thick turf makes it hard for weeds to grow under the turf and is harder to remove and replace when it is burned. To create thick turf, you can combine fertilizer and some liquid fertilizer that is designed to be placed under the grass, or you can purchase a weed control product that can be used as a mulch under the grass to help keep the roots well-drained.
If you choose to use a weed control product that is in the form of a mulch, make sure that you look carefully at the chemicals that you use, and how the product is formulated, to make sure that you do not use anything that is too harsh. It may be best to use products that contain phosphorus, or nutrients that are derived from other food sources, or are organic in nature.
You can also use different herbicides and insecticides for controlling the weeds in the summertime, and this is usually a better option than you would use in the wintertime. The heat makes the chemicals less effective, and it is not always possible to find the same products that are designed for the colder months.
After taking care of the lawn, the best time to mow is in the early morning, when the plants are just about done growing, and the grass is getting up to its full height, so that you can make the most effective use of the time to mow. Try to mow in a straight line, and cut the grass up close to the base, rather than cutting the grass too far up into the ground. Doing this will help you achieve a better lawn growth.