Spots found in lawns that are brown with a redish-pink tinge may be red thread disease. Red thread is generally an indication of low nitrogen levels in lawns. It is found when temperatures are between 50°-75° and humidity is high. When red thread attacks a lawn it is time to […]

Red Thread

Common mallow is an annual broadleaf weed.  Leaves are round or heart-shaped with several shallow lobes that range from one to three inches wide. Common mallow is sometimes confused with ground ivy. Common mallow leaves attach to the stem at the back of the leaf and ground ivy attaches at […]

Common Mallow Control

Black medic is a spreading, summer annual or perennial that loves sunlight. It is normally found in compacted soils and high traffic areas. Black medic can be a sign of low nitrogen levels in the soil. The leaf of black medic is similar to clover. It has three egg-shaped leaflets. […]

Black Medic Control

Nimblewill is a warm-season, grassy perennial. It normally emerges in May and goes dormant in September. Leaves of nimblewill are short, flat, blue-green, and 2 inches in length.  Six inch flower stalks appear in late summer. Nimblewill prefers rich, moist, unfertilized soils. It can be found in either sun or […]

Nimblewill Control

Yellow woodsorrel is a summer annual or perennial. Each leaf normally consists of three heart-shaped leaflets. Yellow woodsorrel reaches 8-15” in height. It blooms bright yellow flowers from early spring through mid-fall. Yellow woodsorrel can grow in moist, dry, sunny, and shady conditions. It can withstand a quarter inch mowing. […]

Yellow Woodsorrel Control

Ground ivy is a winter perennial. It is also known as creeping Charlie. It was formerly used as a medicinal herb but is now considered a lawn weed. Ground ivy is found in moist, shady areas. If ground ivy is growing in the shade leaves are more than likely deep […]

Ground Ivy Control

Broadleaf Plantain is a broadleaf perennial that tolerates many conditions such as; dry, wet, heavy soil, and low mowing height. The leaves can either be green or purplish. They are normally oval or egg shaped. Broadleaf plantain flowers from its base in the summer months.  It is normally found June […]

Broadleaf Plantain Control