Crabgrass Control

Crabgrass can be any homeowner’s nightmare. It can grow at an alarming rate, even in dry, hot seasons, and take over a once beautiful lawn. Crabgrass is unsightly and most noticeable because it grows at a faster rate and makes the lawn look uneven.  There are chemicals that help eliminate crabgrass once it is established without hurting the  lawn but the best way to control it, is to prevent it.

Crabgrass is an upright weed that can be mat forming and often has purple stems.

Crabgrass is an upright weed that can be mat forming and when mature it often has purple stems.

In Wisconsin Crabgrass is an annual grassy weed, meaning it has a life of less than a year. The first hard frost of the year will kill off the weeds; however one crabgrass weed can distribute thousands of seed which will be ready to germinate in the spring. Crabgrass germinates when the soil temps are greater than 55°F for a consecutive 7-10 days and it will continue to germinate in soil temperatures up to 95°F. The best way to control it is by applying a professional grade pre-emergent herbicide before it germinates. In our area it is typically most effective if it is applied in April to mid-May however, in a seasonably cold or hot spring it can alter the best timing of this application.

Central Services takes in account all the variable of the season to time the crucial period of when to apply this pre-emergent. Applications of the professional pre-emergent used will not only help prevent crabgrass and other annual grassy weeds, it will promote a healthy, dense, lawn. Our specialists can implement the best program for your lawn to help control weeds. We will come out and evaluate your lawn and recommend the best program.  Contact us today and talk to a certified and licensed professional about managing your lawn.

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Lawn Care Wauwatosa

For lawn care, Wauwatosa residents turn to Central Services.

Wauwatosa residents know that the beauty of a creative and well-maintained landscape is a perfect way to honor Mother Nature. But we are willing to admit a bit more: the beauty of your landscape directly affects the value of your home as it is represented in the community.

When it comes to lawn care, our team of professionals has created satisfied costumers in Wauwatosa for 30 + years. From lawn fertilization and weed control to award winning landscape construction and design, Central Services is your full service landscape company.

Let our qualified team take care of your lawn care needs for your new or existing property! Call us at (262) 548-0005 or click here for more information.

It’s OK to be a little superficial sometimes. Because, when it comes to your home, it does matter what is on the outside.