When to Apply Crabgrass Preventer in Texas?

You should apply crabgrass preventer or pre-emergent herbicide about two weeks before the seeds germinate. In Texas, crabgrass germinates from April Through September, so multiple applications are necessary. Consult your local county extension agent for the proper schedule for your area.

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Melody Lee worked as a newspaper reporter, copywriter and editor for 5 years. In addition, she has edited magazine articles and books. Lee holds a degree in landscape design and is a Florida master gardener. She has more than 25 years of gardening experience, which includes working at nurseries and greenhouses.