Cattail, Phragmites, and Emergent Weed Control
Cattail / Phragmites Remediation & Pond Raking, Weed Removal
Serving Southeast Michigan
How We Control Emergent Overgrowth
Emergent growth can strangle out a pond or lake, affect the aesthetic value, and sometimes even become a fire hazard if left unattended. For long-term results, unwanted emergent weeds must be treated with a systemic herbicide before removal. We offer both emergent treatment and removal services.
How We Remove Dead Debris
We use lightweight, specialized equipment, to avoid damaging the existing landscape, taking special care to remove these emergent weeds and give you back your pond. Offsite removal of debris may also be available. Most cattail and phragmites removal services are completed within one day.
Have Questions Or Would You Like A Pond Side Visit?
Call us 586-336-7663 or schedule a pond side visit.
Who Benefits From Raking & Weed Removal
- Home Owners Associations
- Retention/Detention Ponds
- Lake Front Properties
- Residential Swimming & Fishing Ponds
Any removal of dead debris from a pond is beneficial. Pulling dead weeds, algae, and decaying leaves from Southeast Michigan area pond, will aid in slowing down muck build-up while discouraging mosquitos, rodents, and other predators. Debris removal will also help with pond odors and oxygen circulation, giving your pond a more aesthetic appeal and better accessibility for pond activities.
We use lightweight, turf-friendly, equipment to avoid damaging the existing landscape, taking special care to remove these emergent weeds and give you back your pond. Offsite removal of debris may also be available.
Frequently Asked Questions
We will cut down any dead debris from pond, however, this does not stop the root system from re-growing. Emergent weeds that are still living will need a minimum of two treatments before cutting. Emergent weeds have an extensive root system and it makes take several cycles of growth before all root systems can be killed.
Special underwater cutters are used to cut the plant off below the water’s surface as low as possible.
Turf-friendly equipment will be used, also with hand tools, to minimize any damage to pond surroundings.