If you think your lawn is weed-free, look closely again. Weeds grow in every lawn and some of them are hidden from view. Regardless you see them or not, they exist and are unlikely to disappear totally. Here are two common weed problems faced by many lawn owners.
The first problem is the growing and spreading of weeds. Weeds reproduced very quickly. Once a new weed found a place in your lawn, other weeds with spring up in no time. Even if you pull out the roots of the weeds, their seeds may be lying around and will grow again in the near future.
The second problem is hidden weeds. You can’t see them but they are there competing for nutrients and water with your lawn grasses. By the time you discover them, they may have already spread to a significant portion of your lawn. Thus it is advisable to spend some time seeking out these hidden weeds and eliminate them before they grow into a nuisance.
The simplest way to get rid of weeds is to pull them out with your hands. You have to make sure that the roots of the weeds are removed to prevent them from growing again. Try to do this before they flower and set seeds. You can also get a weed puller to help you with the task.
You should also learn to identify the different types of weeds your lawn have and study their characteristics. Find out what methods are effective in controlling or eliminating them. Based on what you learn, you can easily formulate a plan and implement effective measure to control or eliminate weeds.
A significant growth in weeds is usually the result of poor or improper lawn maintenance. A few changes in your lawn maintenance practice can sometimes yield significant result in weed control. Do not be afraid to experiment. With proper lawn maintenance, you can easily keep the weeds under control without any extra effort.