How Do You Control Annual Bluegrass Weed?

How Do You Control Annual Bluegrass Weed?

Annual bluegrass weeds can be a nuisance in your lawn. With careful management, you can ensure your yard stays free of this weed.

  1. Apply a pre-emergent herbicide

    Apply a pre-emergent herbicide to your lawn prior to an annual bluegrass breakout to prevent the weed from growing.

  2. Remove existing solitary plants

    Hand pull or use a hoe to remove existing annual bluegrass plants with their roots to prevent regrowth.

  3. Wash lawn equipment after each use

    Maintain the habit of washing lawn equipment frequently to help eliminate the spread of annual bluegrass seeds.

  4. Apply a postemergent herbicide

    Make sure any postemergent herbicide can be used on your turf species to prevent killing your entire lawn.