Top 10 Crabgrass Pre Emergents
for February 2023

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Scotts VB30015 Halts Crabgrass & Grassy Weed Preventer: Treats up to 5,000 sq. ft, Pre-Emergent Control for Lawns, Also Works on Chickweed & More, 10.06 lb (2-Pack)

Scotts VB30015 Halts Crabgrass & Grassy Preventer: Weed Treats up to 5

by Scotts
What We like

Apply in fall to prevent moss

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Product Features

  • Fall application prevents winter weeds, such as poa annua, henbit and chickweed
  • Rain, snow or freezing weather after application won't affect product performance
  • One application prevents crabgrass all season long
  • Apply in spring to prevent crabgrass and problem weeds all season long
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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

  • Apply in early spring for season-long prevention of crabgrass, Fall application prevents winter weeds such as poa annua, henbit and chickweed
  • Stops crabgrass before it starts
  • Use on all lawn and grass types (except dichondra or bentgrass)
  • Scotts WeedEX Prevent with Halts prevents crabgrass all season long
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Bonide (BND60400) - Crabgrass and Weed Preventer, Dura Turf Crab-Grass Pre-Emergent Control for Lawn and Ornamental Garden Beds (9.5 lb.)

Bonide (BND60400)

by Arett Sales - LG
What We like

READY TO USE - Bonide weed preventer is ready to use, and it is easy to apply. It can be applied up to 4 weeks later than other crabgrass preventers and provides up to four months of crabgrass control

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Product Features

  • FOR LAWN AND ORNAMENTAL USE - Use this product on lawns or ornamentals as directed on the bag for the best results. Do not apply this to fruit or vegetable plants, and do not allow people or pets to enter the treated area until dust has settled.
  • For use on lawns and gardens
  • COVERS UP TO 5,000 SQUARE FEET - This bag can treat up to 5,000 square feet of turfgrass. It can be used on cool-season and warm-season turfgrass. Apply the granular product to the ground as directed by the label.
  • PREEMERGENT WEED CONTROL - Apply this product to lawns or gardens in the spring, and it will keep weeds and crabgrass out for the whole season.
  • Spring application keeps weeds and crabgrass out for the whole season
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Balan 2.5G Crabgrass Preventer Pre-Emergent Granules Herbicide-40lbs

The Andersons Inc Balan 2.5G Preventer Crabgrass Pre-Emergent Granules Herbicide-40lbs

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Scotts Halts Crabgrass & Grassy Weed Preventer (10,000sq-ft)

Scotts Halts Crabgrass & Weed Grassy Preventer (10

by Scotts
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
  • Fall application prevents winter weeds, such as poa annua, henbit and chickweed
  • One application prevents crabgrass all season long
  • Rain, snow or freezing weather after application won't affect product performance
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Quali-Pro Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade 65 WDG) (5 lbs) - Pre-Emergent Herbicide

Quali-Pro Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic 65 Barricade WDG) (5 lbs)

by Control Solutions Inc.
What We like

PRE-EMERGENT HERBICIDE: Quali-Pro's Prodiamine 65 WDG provides pre-emergent grass and broadleaf weed control. Flexible application allows for both spring and fall use providing season long crabgrass control. Available in a 5 pound bottle.

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Product Features

  • PRODUCT TYPE: Professional
  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Prodiamine 65%
  • EFFECTIVE AGAINST: Annual bluegrass (Poa annua), Henbit, Knotweed, Chickweed, Spurge, Foxtail, Goosegrass
  • USE SITES: Nurse, Landscape, Turf, Trees, Golf Courses
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Dithiopyr Pre-Emergent Herbicide with Fertilizer 0-0-7 (45lb)

Yard Mastery Dithiopyr Pre-Emergent with Herbicide Fertilizer 0-0-7 (45lb)

by Sunniland Corporation
What We like

45lb bag will cover 11,250 sq ft. If you dont use it all, you can store it for up to 2 years.

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Product Features

  • 4lbs/1,000 sq ft will be sufficient to prevent fall and spring weeds.
  • Prevents henbit, hairy bittercress, chickweed and other fall time annuals.
  • Prevent crabgrass and annual bluegrass (poa annua) along with several other broadleaf weeds.
  • .172% Dithiopyr Pre-Emergent Herbicide with Fertilizer 0-0-7
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The Andersons 19-0-6 Turf Fertilizer with Barricade Pre-Emergent Herbicide, 50 lb. Bag

ANDERSONS, THE The Andersons 19-0-6 Fertilizer Turf with Barricade Pre-Emergent Herbicide

by The Andersons
What We like

An easy method of fertilizing and preventing weed germination in one formula

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Product Features

  • Proven to prolong desirable turf color
  • For pre-emergence control of grassy and broadleaf weeds in established turf grass and lawns
  • Controls annual grass weeds including crabgrass, goose grass, annual foxtail, poa annual; and broadleaf weeds
  • One bag covers 5,400 to 11,100 square feet
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Lesco Fertilizer Plus Pre Emergent Herbicide 13-0-5-50lbs.

Lesco Fertilizer Plus Emergent Pre Herbicide 13-0-5-50lbs.

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Dow AgroSciences Dimension Granular Pre-Emergent Herbicide (50 LB)

Dow AgroSciences Dimension Granular Herbicide Pre-Emergent (50 LB)

by The Andersons
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