The 3 requirements for crabgrass germination are:
- Soil moisture,
- Soil temperature sustained above 55 degrees,
- Direct sunlight.
Since “a” and “b” are inevitable, crabgrass pressure can only be managed by reducing the direct sunlight:
Since lawns are neither perfectly thick nor perfectly mowed, there is often a reliance on crabgrass control products to suppress most of the crabgrass that would normally germinate by mid-spring.
NATURAL CHOICE reduces customers’ crabgrass by:
- Product application that is effective, non-staining and timely (not too early!);
- Successful seeding; (View Our 2015 Seeding Results)
- Persuading customers and mowers to mow higher.