Is that Crabgrass, Fescue or Quackgrass?

In this post, we discuss the difference between Crabgrass, Fescue, and Quackgrass, and ways to control them. These weed grasses are often misidentified and if you want to perform the right kind of weed control, it helps to know what you're trying to remove. Crab Grass Aliases: crowfoot grass, finger grass, pigeon grass, polish millet [...]

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass in Your Lawn

Crabgrass! The nemesis of homeowners across Illinois and the midwest. People who work hard at their lawns have a common enemy: crabgrass. Besides dandelions, it's probably the most common weed in midwestern lawns. You may fight it all summer long and then next year rolls around and it's the same thing all over again. So [...]

Crabgrass

The weather in northern Illinois has finally warmed up and while that means flowers are blooming, it also means dealing with pesky nuisances like crabgrass. Crabgrass is an annual creeping grass originating in Europe that if not taken care of, can become a serious weed. In just one season it can drastically diminish the quality [...]