TAG: ground ivy

Eliminating ground ivy

November 15, 2019By
Ground ivy (Photo: Nufarm)

A creeping broadleaf weed identified by its scalloped leaves, square stems and, in some cases, blue-violet flowers, ground ivy is sometimes misidentified as mallow, henbit or purple deadnettle, according to Mike Sisti, golf and lawn care market manager at FMC Corp. It tends to germinate in the spring in cooler areas with high moisture such as the Midwest and Northeast.... read more

Winter Weed Woes

November 13, 2015By

If left untreated, winter weeds can create big problems for lawn care operators come spring. Don’t let the colder temperatures fool you. Weeds can be just as big of a problem in the winter as they are any other time of the year. If left untreated, these weeds will likely flower with a vengeance come spring, stealing nutrients from healthy... read more

PBI/Gordon: SpeedZone, SpeedZone Southern

May 13, 2014By

SpeedZone and SpeedZone Southern Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf deliver a broad-spectrum control of weeds. SpeedZone is a low-odor formulation, therefore can be applied over pesticide applications. SpeedZone Southern provides broadleaf weed control in sensitive southern turfgrasses. In university and cooperator tests, applications have controlled tough weeds like dollarweed, creeping beggarweed, clover, plantain, ground ivy and spurge with visible activity within hours, according to the company. GordonsProfessional.com read more