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Old 09-01-2006, 06:29 PM
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weed problem

ok i did a mulch job for a customer 2 years ago. I put down black paper like the customer request. The problem is that weeds grow crazy on top of the black landscape paper. I have to weed it every month and charge her. I wanted to know if there is something i can put down( like fert of some type) that would stop the excess amounts of weeds but not kill teh holly bushes i planted. It gets so bad in a month that it looks like a weed patch and no mulch can be seen. What woudl you recommend to do. Thanks in advance LawnInOrder
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Old 09-01-2006, 06:34 PM
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spot spray em with glyphosate the moment you start seeing them, just dont get it on the holly leaves .
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Old 09-01-2006, 07:30 PM
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Put down a pre-emergence
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Old 09-01-2006, 07:59 PM
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What kind of weeds are they?
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:00 PM
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pull up all the weeds and use an application of preen
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you need to put down snapshot when you weed the beds. It is a granular pre-emergent designed for flowerbeds, I started using it on all my annual accounts last year & have had great results.
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:32 PM
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pull up all the weeds and use an application of preen
i am not a pro when it comes to fert. will the preen kill the hollys at all or? What type of app of preeen shopuld i use. Thanks LawnInOrder
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preen won't kill anything it's a pre-emergent it works pretty good but it doesn't control as many weeds as snapshot
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:02 PM
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you need to put down snapshot when you weed the beds. It is a granular pre-emergent designed for flowerbeds, I started using it on all my annual accounts last year & have had great results.
Where could i purchase snapshot and how many times a year you put it down? LawnInOrder
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You can buy it at lesco & we put it out every 3 to 4 months. It saves me a ton in labor.
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