Top 10 Controls for Lawn
for January 2023

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Scotts MossEx - Kills Moss but Not Lawns, Contains Nutrients to Green The Lawn, Moss Control for Lawns, Helps Develop Thick Grass, Treats up to 5,000 sq. ft, 18.37 lbs.

Scotts MossEx

by Scotts
What We like

Treats up to 5, 000 sq. ft.

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Product Features

  • This moss control product also contains nutrients to green your lawn
  • Best applied during winter or spring when the lawn is moist and tall grass has been mowed to expose low-growing moss
  • Apply using a Scotts broadcast, rotary, drop, or Wizz spreader
  • Scotts MossEx kills moss, not lawns and helps develop thick grass
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9.5
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Scotts GrubEx1 - Grub Killer for Lawns, Kills White Grubs, Sod Webworms and Larvae of Japanese Beetles & More, Lawn Treatment for Season Long Grub Control, Treats up to 10,000 sq. ft., 28.7 lb.

Scotts GrubEx1

by ScotchBlue
What We like

Scotts products are designed to work with Scotts spreaders

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Product Features

  • Prevents turf damage by killing grubs when they are young
  • Not Sold in HI or in Kings, Nassau, Queens or Suffolk counties of NY state
  • One application in the spring or early summer kills and prevents grubs for 4 months, (satisfaction or your money back)
  • Kills 25 percent more grub types vs original GrubEx
  • Helps prevent root damage caused by insects for a stronger lawn
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9.2
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Scotts WeedEx Prevent with Halts - Crabgrass Preventer, Pre-Emergent Weed Control for Lawns, Prevents Chickweed, Oxalis, Foxtail & More All Season Long, Treats up to 5,000 sq. ft., 10 lb.

Scotts WeedEx Prevent with Halts

by Scotts Miracle Gro
What We like

Effective pre-emergent control of crabgrass, foxtail, spurge, oxalis, and other grassy and broadleaf weeds

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Product Features

  • Use on all lawn and grass types (except dichondra or bentgrass)
  • Stops crabgrass before it starts
  • Scotts WeedEX Prevent with Halts prevents crabgrass all season long
  • Apply in early spring for season-long prevention of crabgrass, Fall application prevents winter weeds such as poa annua, henbit and chickweed
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9
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Scotts Halts Crabgrass & Grassy Weed Preventer - Crabgrass Preventer, Pre Emergent Weed Control for Lawns, Prevents Chickweed & More, Treats up to 10,000 sq. ft., 20.12 lb.

Scotts Halts Crabgrass Grassy & Weed Preventer

by Scotts Miracle-Gro
What We like

apply in fall to prevent moss

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Product Features

  • apply in spring to prevent crabgrass and problem weeds all season long
  • one application prevents crabgrass all season long
  • rain, snow or freezing weather after application won't affect product performance
  • fall application prevents winter weeds, such as poa annua, henbit and chickweed
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Scotts DiseaseEx Lawn Fungicide - Lawn Fungus Control & Treatment, Lawn Disease Control for Brown Patch, Powdery Mildew & More, Controls up to 4 Weeks, Fast Acting, Treats up to 5,000 sq. ft., 10 lb.

Scotts DiseaseEx Lawn Fungicide

by Scotts
What We like

Treats up to 5,000 Square feet

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Product Features

  • Controls 26 types of diseases
  • Systemic formula controls up to 4 weeks
  • Broad Spectrum disease prevention and control
  • Controls brown patch and other Common lawn diseases
  • Fast acting starts working in 24 hours
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8.6
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BioAdvanced 701270A Effective Fungicide with Disease Prevention Fungus Control for Lawns, 32-Ounce, Ready-to-Spray

BioAdvanced 701270A Effective Fungicide with Prevention Disease Fungus Control for Lawns

by SBM Life Science
What We like

Treats up to 5,000 sq ft

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Product Features

  • Rainproof protection: systemic fungicide is absorbed by grass and will not wash off
  • Disease control: fungicide controls red thread, brown patch, dollar spot, rust, and other listed diseases
  • Fungicide: fungus control for lawns cures and prevents listed lawn diseases
  • 30 Day protection: protects against lawn diseases for up to a month
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7.4
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Scotts Weed Control for Lawns, 5000 sq. ft.

Scotts Weed Control for Lawns

by Scotts
What We like

Granular weed control that kills tough lawn weeds, not the lawn

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Product Features

  • Kills even the toughest weeds, like dandelion and Clover
  • Kills the root so weeds dont come back
  • Specially formulated to control more than 200 Weed types
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7.4
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Scotts Turf Builder SummerGuard Lawn Food with Insect Control 13.35 lb, 5,000-sq ft

Scotts Turf Builder SummerGuard Lawn with Food Insect Control 13.35 lb

by Scotts - Mixing Warehouse Items
What We like

A healthy lawn can clean the air, produce oxygen, prevent runoff and reduce soil erosion

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Product Features

  • Your lawn will begin to wilt when water is needed. Take advantage of nature's sprinkler and rely on the rain to water your lawn.
  • Kills and protects against listed bugs
  • Feeds and strengthens your lawn against heat and drought
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7.4
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Preen 2464089 Lawn Weed Control - 10 lb. - Covers 5,000 sq. ft.

Preen 2464089 Lawn Weed Control

by Lebanon Seaboard Corporation
What We like

Not available for sale in HI, TX

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Product Features

  • Will not burn lawn, no fertilizer included - lawn weed control only
  • Controls dandelions and 200 other broadleaf weeds in lawns (as listed)
  • Kills weeds for a beautiful lawn
  • Apply granules to wet lawn, water in after 48-72 hrs.
  • DO NOT use on St Augustinegrass in Florida, or on dichondra and carpetgrass as serious lawn injury will result
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7
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BioAdvanced 704100B Bermuda Grass Weed Killer Bermudagrass Control for Lawns, 32 oz, Ready-To-Spray

BioAdvanced 704100B Bermuda Grass Weed Bermudagrass Killer Control for Lawns

by SBM Life Science
What We like

RESTRICTIONS: Not for sale in AK, HI, FL, LA, MA, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NY, ND, PR, RI, SD, VT, & WI

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Product Features

  • USE ON: Cool-season grasses such as Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass
  • BERMUDAGRASS CONTROL: Selectively remove undesirable Bermudagrass weeds, without damaging your lawn
  • FAST TREATMENT: Reduces the need for costly, time-intensive treatments
  • RAINPROOF PROTECTION: Rainproof in 1 hour
  • COVERAGE AREA: Treats up to 5,000 square feet

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