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Weeds targeting Florida Panhandle Turf

by Emily Durgan | Tue, Sep 03, 2013

The past several months in the Florida Panhandle we have had a lot of rain!  This rain has created a perfect environment for weeds to grow and flourish in all turf types.  GreenEarth takes weeds seriously and its treatment of them.  Below is a list of some of the most common weeds that we are seeing right now, proper identificatinos is key to proper action!

describe the imageBroad Leaf Weeds

BroadLeaf Weeds can take over your lawn quickly and they will target any type of.  Dandelions, Dollarweed, and Spurge are some common BroadLeaf weeds that we are seeing right now.   These can be killed but it must be targeted with the correct chemicals so the healthy turf does not get damaged or killed at the same time.  GreenEarth knows how to target and treat these weeds in all turf types!


describe the imageDoveweed

Doveweed is also called carpet weed and is very common in Bermuda.  This particular weed is germinating right now and will spread quickly in your turf.  Doveweed is characterized as having a smooth thin leaf with a flower that is a blue/purple color.  GreenEarth can treat Doveweed with a specific herbicide and keep your yard looking beautiful!

torpedo GrassTorpedo Grass

Torpedo grass is powerful, hard to get rid of and unfortunately no way to prevent it.  It can be successfully treated in Bermuda and Zoysa, GreenEarth has a specifc program to handle this.  Other grasses especially St. Augustine it cannot be treated you will have to resod your yard to get rid of it. 

describe the imageSedge Grass

Sedge Grasses are very common right now, there are many different varities and all can be prevented and treated in all turf types. GreenEarth has a great program in place to target these type of weeds and help assure that your yard looks its best!

GreenEarth can help your yard look great with a good preventative program and proactive approach to weeds and pests.   Call our Panama City Beach office at (850) 236-1959 or our Santa Rosa Beach office at (850) 267-0010. Or fill out our simple web form to have a GreenEarth landscape professional call you.

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