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Knotweed

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) ( General Weed Gallery) Photo: Knotweed, Polygonum avicular General description Knotweed is a summer annual broadleaf weeds that spreads by seed. Is low-growing and has wiry stems that form a mat. Leaves vary in shape depending on the maturity of the plant...

Carpetweed

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) ( General Weed Gallery) Photos: Carpetweed, Mollugo verticillata General description Carpetweed is a summer annual broadleaf weed that spreads by seed. Seeds begin to germinate as soils begin to warm in early spring and continue to germinate throughout the...

Black Medic

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) ( General Weed Gallery) Photo: Black Medic, Medicago lupulina General description Black Medic is usually first noticed when it produces numerous round yellow flowers in clover like clusters. Flowers eventually form black seedpods that persist on dark brown to...

Shepherd's purse

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) ( General Weed Gallery) Shepherd's Purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris. Photo: U. Mass., Amherst General description A winter annual broadleaf weed that spreads by seed. It is a member of the mustard family. Has an upright growth pattern and forms a rosette of...

Invasive Plants

Kudzu Mile-a-minute vine Invasive plants cause damage through their displacement of more desirable plants. They show up in overwhelming quantities in our lawns, gardens, business landscapes, pastures, woodland areas, and agricultural fields. We spend our chore time, our free time, and our volunteer...

Problem - Weeds

Back to Get Help Tips for Weed Control Identify the weed! The photo galleries below are to help you identify weeds. Click on a weed name for more information, including cultural control. General Weed Gallery Lawn Weed Gallery Control (lawn weeds) What is a weed? "A plant whose virtues have never...

FAQs - Lawns - Weed Management - Summer

Back to FAQ's Lawns-Getting Started Lawns-Overseeding & Renovation Lawns-Management Practices Lawns-Weed Management My lawn has numerous weeds . I am thinking about applying a weed killer. I found a liquid herbicide that this is labeled to kill many different kinds of weeds . It should do the...

FAQs - Lawn - Overseeding and Renovation - Summer

Lawns-Getting Starting Lawns-Overseeding & Renovation Lawns-Management Practices Lawns-Weed Management Back to FAQ's More lawn information My lawn is thin in many areas and I want to overseed . If I mow the lawn short can I just spread the seed over the top of the existing grass or is there...

FAQs - Lawns - Getting Started - Summer

Lawns-Getting Started Lawns-Overseeding & Renovation Lawns-Management Practices Lawns-Weed Management Back to FAQ's More lawn information When is the best time to seed and what is the recommended grass seed for Maryland? I know that it is too late to sow grass seed to start a lawn now but I...

FAQs - Lawns - Management Practices - Summer

Back to FAQ's More lawn information Lawns-Getting Started Lawns-Overseeding & Renovation Lawns-Management Practices Lawns-Weed Management Can you explain to me what the three numbers on every bag of fertilizer mean? When exactly is the best time to fertilize my lawn ? I have heard both the...

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