Host Richard Hentschel talks about Crabgrass management, covering how preventer works and what you can do if you see young crabgrass plants in the lawn. Other ideas shared on how to improve the health and appearance of the lawn. Making sure the mower deck is level and checking the mowing height. Higher cuts allow for deeper roots and provide more drought tolerance. Also included is information on mower blade sharpness.
Green Side Up is a weekly gardening program produced by University of Illinois Extension. It is hosted by Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture.