How to Get Rid of Crabgrass (Or Not?) We’ll Help You Decide



Crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis) is an annual plant that grows in moist soil. It spreads quickly and can grow up to around two feet tall.

It’s not an actual grass but instead belongs to the family Chenopodiaceae. It often gets confused with a cool-season perennial called quackgrass.

What Is Crabgrass?

Crabgrass is a type of grass that grows in many places worldwide. It is often considered a lawn weed in the United States and other parts of the world, while in other regions.

Do You Need Get Rid of Crabgrass

Crabgrass is not dangerous  to humans or pets, but it can cause problems if you don’t get rid of it. It likes to grow near other plants, competing with them for nutrients.

Perfect Lawns: Good or Bad

When it comes to deciding whether to get rid of crabgrass from your garden or not, one of the first things to think about is whether or not you need a perfectly manicured lawn.

The Positive Side of Crabgrass

Crabgrass seeds are beneficial food to many different types of birds. Songbirds like the Northern Bobwhite, Mourning Dove, and White-throated Sparrow feed on them.

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