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Keegan
04-28-2011, 12:38 PM
I picked up this account late last year and I think I put down one application of 123 and a fertilizer.
The client had new sod installed last summer. (tiny lawn) which looks mostly KBG and is still somewhat dormant. There are some spots of powdery mildew mostly along the house and near some arborvitaes.
I went there this morning and there are dandelions everywhere. i am assuming they were in the soil before the sod went down.

The soil test indicates OM at 4.9%
pH 6.4, buffer ph 7.0, Ca 79.3%, CEC 6.9

What can I do to get rid of them?

Smallaxe
04-28-2011, 02:38 PM
Dandelions germinate all through the summer and fall. They are tiny plants that stay hidden in the grass and grow to the fruiting stage in the second year... Spot spray before they flower and produce next year's crop...

Marcos
04-29-2011, 08:04 AM
Try some dandelion greens mixed in with a veggie salad....that, is, if you haven't sprayed or fertilized 'em yet! :)

phasthound
04-29-2011, 10:41 AM
Fiesta Weed Killer works well, it will require 2 applications 3-4 weeks apart.

dgw
04-29-2011, 10:43 AM
i just blanket sprayed a dandelion patch with 992 2 days ago and problem is pretty much solved

dgw
04-29-2011, 10:44 AM
Try some dandelion greens mixed in with a veggie salad....that, is, if you haven't sprayed or fertilized 'em yet! :)

you italian?

Marcos
04-30-2011, 08:37 AM
you italian?

Nope! German-Irish ancestry.

My sisters & I grew up in a farm setting & every early spring, fresh dandelion greens were something every family member looked forward to.
We've successfully passed that tradition on to our children.