FROM THE EXPERT

Nutsedge

Although nutsedge closely resembles grass, it is in fact a member of the sedge family. Yellow nutsedge is the most commonly found species in Connecticut.

Mowing

While mowing your lawn may seem easy, there are a few important factors to keep in mind. First, keep the mower blades SHARP!

Rough Cinquefoil

Rough cinquefoil is a low-growing perennial weed found in low maintenance lawns. It generally lives on acidic, nutrient-poor, dry, sandy soils.

Purslane, Common

Common purslane is a summer annual weed with a prostrate mat-forming habit and thick, succulent stems and leaves. It is commonly found on thin or newly seeded turfgrass.

Rusts

Rusts appear as an orange to yellowish powder on the grass blades. Appearing predominantly in late summer to early fall when the weather is dry.


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