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What Is Crabgrass?

By Delta Kudos / March 18, 2023

The battle for the picture-perfect lawn is constant, especially as the weather gets warmer in the spring. Crabgrass, a common nuisance annual grassy weed, is known to take root during this time. This sneaky invasive weed blends in with healthy grass as it spreads across your lawn in patches and clumps, outcompeting healthy turfgrass for […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Grassy Weeds

By Delta Kudos / February 9, 2023

Grassy weeds are a common nuisance for homeowners and lawn care professionals alike. If left unchecked, these grassy plants can quickly take over your lawn and make it look unkempt. Fortunately, with the help of our team here at Simple Lawns, you can learn to identify grassy weeds and implement effective treatments to control them.  […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Broadleaf Weeds

By Delta Kudos / February 8, 2023

At Simple Lawns, we understand how frustrating it can be when broadleaf weeds take over your lawn. Broadleaf weeds are more than just an eyesore; they can choke out desirable grasses and plants, leading to a less healthy landscape overall. That’s why our knowledgeable team of experts is here to help you identify and treat […]

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A Homeowner’s Guide To Lawn Weeds In Portland, Oregon

By Delta Kudos / February 3, 2023

Living in the Portland, Oregon area brings many joys, and having a well-manicured lawn is often one of them. Unfortunately, along with lush grass and vibrant flowers comes the potential for pesky weeds to invade your yard and cause you grief. But don’t despair! Simple Lawns has put together this guide to help you identify […]

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Identifying & Treating Annual Bluegrass

By Delta Kudos / February 1, 2023

Annual bluegrass is a common weed found in lawns and gardens all across the United States, as well as the rest of the world. With its grassy appearance, it can easily blend in with your well-manicured lawn and go unnoticed until you have a serious invasion on your hands. Fortunately, there are some easy ways […]

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10 Common Weeds In The Pacific Northwest (With Pictures!)

By Delta Kudos / January 31, 2023

At Simple Lawns, we understand the importance of a well-maintained lawn and garden. Unfortunately, weeds are one of the most common issues that can ruin your outdoor space. Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are 10 weed types that tend to be especially troublesome for homeowners. Join us as we help our neighbors identify some […]

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