Broadleaf Weeds
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Broadleaf Weed Identification & Prevention

Frequently Asked Questions About Broadleaf Weeds

What Are Broadleaf Weeds?

Broadleaf Plantain In Lawn

The broadleaf weed was named because of the broad, flat leaves that this weed produces. Their leaves are typically produced in pairs and extend from the plant's stalk. Another physical feature that helps identify these weeds is the visible net-like vents that cover the leaves. Some species of this weed produce showy, colorful flowers. Broadleaf weeds commonly take root and grow within turf grass, ruining the aesthetic of our green grassy lawns. Their rapid growth and leaf pattern help people to identify that these weeds have found their way into their yards. Implementing pest and lawn care services in Cape Coral is the best way to control these unwanted "pests."

Are Broadleaf Weeds Dangerous?

While broadleaf weeds are not dangerous, they are problematic, unnecessary, and unwanted in our yards. Some of the many reasons why we need to control weeds include the following:

  • Some people have allergies to weeds, and their presence in our yards can exacerbate allergy symptoms.
  • Flowering weeds can attract dangerous stinging insects like bees and wasps to your property. 
  • Weeds often harbor plant diseases that can be passed onto your wanted plants. 

In addition, broadleaf weeds and other weeds are problematic because they want to survive at the cost of the grass and other plants you do want to grow on your property. Weeds will use the nutrients your lawn needs to stay and become healthy.

Controlling weeds in lawns is tough; these aggressive plants grow and reproduce quickly. They can take over our yards before we realize a problem exists.

Why Do I Have a Broadleaf Weed Problem?

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  • Fully Customizable Services for Your Home
    No two properties should be looked at in the same way, and neither should their pest control or lawn care services. Coastal Lawn and Pest offers tailor-made solutions to address problems of any size, caliber, or seriousness.
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    The team at Coastal Lawn and Pest believes the most important part of lawn and pest control is great customer service. That’s why we employ some of the most skilled pest control experts in Southwest Florida — and match skilled service technicians to every and any need.
  • Comprehensive & Integrated Service
    We are a one-stop shop for all your property management needs, ranging from lawn fertilization to tree and shrub maintenance to pest control and elimination. We’ve served home and business owners with outstanding services since 2001 (and counting).

How Do I Get Rid of Broadleaf Weeds?

Give weeds an inch, and they will take a mile; therefore, prevention through regular lawn care services is the best way to guard your home against these unsightly, unwanted guests.

However, if broadleaf weeds have already found their way to your property, don't worry; we are here to help! Here at Coastal Lawn and Pest, you can count on our lawn care and weed control services to remove broadleaf weeds and stop their return. Our local lawn and pest control company understands the unique needs of lawns in Florida and will help ensure your lawn becomes healthy and stays that way year-round. Learn more about our lawn care services by giving us a call!

How Can I Prevent Broadleaf Weeds in the Future?

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