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Mastering Weed Control: A Guide For Gilbert Property Owners

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Maintaining a lawn in our climate is hard enough, but it's even more challenging when weeds invade. Weeds ruin the appearance of your lawn and can spread rapidly, taking over your entire yard. If you struggle to get rid of troublesome weeds on your property, this guide is for you.

We'll start by describing some common types of weeds and explaining the problems they can cause for your lawn and plants. We'll also provide tips and tricks to prevent problematic weeds. Continue reading to learn more about weed control in Gilbert with the experts at What's Bugging You Pest Control.

Common Types Of Weeds: How To Identify Them

The first step in controlling weeds is identifying the species causing problems. The following list includes some of the most common types of weeds that invade local landscapes:

  • Broadleaf weeds, including pigweed, puncture vine, and bur clover, have broad, flat leaves with visible stems.
  • Sedge weeds are grass-like, with thick, stiff, V-shaped leaves, including yellow and purple nutsedge.
  • Grassy weeds have creeping stems and a similar color to lawn grass, including foxtail and crabgrass.
  • Unwanted plant and tree seedlings include palm trees and desert broom.

If you have trouble identifying or eliminating weeds on your property, What's Bugging You Pest Control is here to help. Contact us today to learn more about our weed control service or to request a free quote.

How Weeds Choke The Life Out Of Your Lawn

A weed problem can get out of hand quickly, taking over your lawn and stealing essential nutrition from your landscape. When competing for sunlight, water, and nutrients, grass and plants become vulnerable. As your lawn grows weaker, it becomes more susceptible to disease and pests, further compounding the problem.

Pulling weeds by hand can make problems worse, spreading the weeds seeds further out in your lawn. Whether weeds have already taken over or you are looking to proactively prevent them, working with a company that offers weed control near you is a simple solution. Contact us today at What's Bugging You Pest Control to learn how our weed control services can help keep your lawn in its best shape.

Professional Weed Control: Enhancing The Health Of Your Lawn

What's Bugging You Pest Control offers expert weed control for your lawn. Our experts will inspect your property to determine what types of pest weeds are causing problems and devise a treatment plan to help eliminate them and prevent future growth. Contact us today to learn more about how our weed control services can enhance the health of your lawn and keep your landscape looking beautiful.

Preventing Weeds From Taking Over Your Lawn: Tips And Tricks

Maintaining a healthy, robust lawn is the most effective way to control weeds. Here are some tips and tricks to prevent weeds from taking over:

  • Water the lawn properly, use fertilizer several times a year, and keep it mowed to its ideal height.
  • Using a weed barrier fabric below gravel or flower beds in your landscape will prevent weeds from germinating and spreading to the lawn.
  • Dethatching your lawn helps to promote healthy growth, making it less susceptible to weeds.
  • Cover parts of your lawn that don't have grass with a thick layer of mulch.

If weeds continue to be a problem on your property, it may be time to enlist the help of a local company that offers professional weed control. Contact us today at What's Bugging You Pest Control to learn more about our weed control options or to request a free quote.