N-Ext Air-8 loosens soil allowing roots to grow deeper and collect more nutrients. It is a type of liquid aeration that creates tiny cracks in the soil structure throughout the layers of the soil vs the traditional mechanical aeration which takes out plugs from the top layer. You can apply it in a backpack sprayer… Read more »
Scotts GrubEx1 Season-Long Grub Killer provides a protective barrier to keep grubs away from your lawn and garden all season, all with just one application! Apply in spring or early summer before insects hatch to prevent turf damage. One 15lb bag covers 5,000 square feet. Annual use of Scotts GrubEx
HDX Weed Killer is a “generic” Home Depot brand broadleaf weed killer. It’s a great option for Step 1 in the weed funnel. You can kill over 250 varieties of weeds with it so it’s a cost effective way to clear out many weeds all at once.
Merit 0.5 G is an insecticide in granule form. It can be spread with a broadcast spreader over your lawn. It is commonly used to both cure and prevent grubs and chinch bugs in the lawn.
Milorganite is the go to lawn fertilizer, especially for newbies. It’s slow release and “sorta organic”. They had to change the label because it’s not USDA organic, but it’s essentially a fertilizer that organically breaks down. The reason for it’s popularity is it’s near impossible to mess up. You can over apply it and everything… Read more »
N-Ext RGS is a product containing Humic Acid and Sea Kelp Extract which increases root growth and decreases stress from heat and drought. It comes in a liquid concentrate that you can then spray with a hose end sprayer or mix in a backpack sprayer. RGS makes it easy to apply humic and sea kelp,… Read more »
Ortho CCO is great for killing clover. If you use the concentrate version always use a surfactant. Clover petals will naturally repel water, the surfactant will prevent the weed killer from beading and rolling off.
Ortho Weed B Gon plus Crabgrass control is a great Step 1 weed killer. It’ll cover a large variety of weeds all at once, and comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. For small lawns with tons of weeds I like to use the Ready to Spray (RTS) hose end version. Usually lawns less… Read more »
Poa Constrictor is not labeled for home use.
Prodiamine WDG is a Wettable Dispersible Granule version of Prodiamine. You measure the amount of product needed in granule form, and then add it to your backpack sprayer with water and mix vigorously. It’s a cost effective way to prevent many weeds in your lawn. Not sure how much Prodiamine WDG you need to apply? Try… Read more »
Roundup for lawns has a bad name, let’s face it. People are getting confused with Roundup aka glyphosate. But this product is a weed killer NOT a grass killer. It kills many weeds, in fact most of the weeds I encounter in my lawn are killed by it. So it’s now my go to weed… Read more »
Scott’s Starter with Weed Preventer is a starter fertilizer with mesotrione in it. Also known as Tenacity, mesotrione allows grass to germinate while preventing many weeds. I use this product in every lawn renovation or anytime I overseed the lawn because it reduces the number of weeds that germinate during the process. Without it you’ll… Read more »
Tenacity herbicide can be used for pre- and post-emergence control of more than 46 broadleaf weed and grass species. Its active ingredient, mesotrione, is based on a naturally occurring compound produced by the bottlebrush plant (Callistemon citrinus) that inhibits photosynthesis in susceptible plant species. It is absorbed by plants through the roots, shoots and leaves and… Read more »