What Are the Benefits of Using Weed Control?


The exterior of your property is the first thing that visitors and guests see—so making a good impression on them is important, right? If your lawn is riddled with weeds and looks unsightly, then that’s probably not going to help much with that good impression.

Weeds can plague your yard and soil to the point of killing off plants and grass as they choke them out and steal valuable resources like light and air. Read for reasons why you should use weed control and the benefits of a regular weed control treatment schedule in Cheektowaga, Lancaster, West Seneca, and surrounding areas in New York.

Getting Rid of Weeds Gives Back Valuable Nutrients, Light, & Air to Your Trees, Plants, & Grass

Weeds tend to grow much more quickly than landscape plants, trees, and grass. This means your plants lose the race to needed nutrients like potassium, nitrogen, and phosphorus as well as light, air, and water as the weeds grow and choke them out. Losing these nutrients makes your plants weaker and more susceptible to diseases and insect infestations. Weeds can also leave an imbalance of nutrients in the soil which can affect the growth of your trees, plants, and grass. Weeds can spread quickly through their seeds, meaning they can quickly overtake an entire yard.

Keeping Weeds Out of Your Yard Benefits Your Children & Household Pets

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Removing weeds from your yard can help to create a safer outdoor environment for your family, friends, and guests, as well as your pets. Common weeds like clover can attract bees, which can sting your children and pets. Likewise, other flowering weeds can also attract pollinators.

Some weeds are actually poisonous, so if your household pet gets into your yard and eats them, it can cause symptoms like digestive issues, rashes, and more. Children can also be harmed by these poisonous weeds and so it’s best to work with a trained professional like Buffalo Lawn & Pest Services to ensure that your yard is free from these weed-related dangers. If you suspect you have any poisonous weeds in your yard, do not touch them. Many can cause severe rashes and a trained professional needs to apply the right treatment to kill them.

Common Weeds in Our Area of New York Include Chickweed, Crabgrass & Clover

Weeds common to our area are annual, biennial, and perennial, meaning each type has different life cycles and optimal times to be treated. These common weeds include:

  • Crabgrass
  • Clover
  • Chickweed
  • Creeping Charlie
  • Moss
  • And more

How We Treat Your Yard for Weeds

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Each of our treatments is based on what types of weeds we see in your yard and the best way to treat them. Once we’ve assessed your yard’s needs, we will pair our weed control treatments with fertilization treatments for our We Mean Green program.

Do you see weeds in your yard? Then it’s time to contact us to help you get rid of them.

Check out our weed control services or give us a call today at 716-916-2067 to set up a free consultation on your weed control issues. We have been making yards in Cheektowaga, Lancaster, West Seneca, and nearby areas green and healthy for over 30 years!

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