At Environmental Turf Management we provide quality weed control services throughout the metro Atlanta area, to help you maintain a healthy, weed-free lawn throughout the year. Our program is designed to target existing weeds in your lawn as well as prevent specific types of weeds from emerging.
In the spring and summer seasons, weeds can be difficult and time-consuming to control. Our weed control services take the work away from you and ensure that your lawn looks the way that you want it to – green, healthy, and weed free.
How We Control Weeds
Our company offers a weed control program that is specially formulated to make sure that your lawn looks its very best the whole year. Our weed control program involves 7 applications throughout the year, using a combination of both liquid and granular applications.
In our 7 step program, we first apply liquid applications of pre-emergent herbicides and post-emergent herbicides in the spring. This helps to prevent crabgrass from germinating and also helps to get rid of any broadleaf weeds that have already started growing in your lawn.
Throughout the summer months we will use a granular fertilization to ensure that your lawn is growing strong and healthy. We will also treat your lawn during this time for any weeds that appear.
Once the fall arrives, our lawn care program varies according to the type of turf that you have in your yard. For fescue grass, our weed control service continues with the granular fertilization and liquid herbicides for weed control until winter comes. For warm season lawns such as Bermuda and Zoysia, we will prepare your lawn for the winter when the grass will be dormant.
Pre-emergent herbicides are applied to your lawn prior to the germination of crabgrass and some broadleaf weeds. Pre-emergent herbicides inhibit the growth of very young seedlings and weed seeds that are just beginning to germinate. The best time to apply pre-emergent herbicides is in the spring, before weed seeds begin to grow.
Post-emergent herbicides target weeds that are already growing in your lawn. Weeds absorb the post-emergent herbicide through their leaves and within days begin to wilt and die. Regular applications of post-emergent are important because if your weeds continue to grow unchecked, they will mature and create more seeds, multiplying your weed problem.
If you are looking for a weed control company to keep your landscape healthy and beautiful, contact us for a free estimate today.