Aeration & weed & feed

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by sgallaher, Sep 11, 2003.

  1. sgallaher

    sgallaher LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 265

    Hey, Just wondering what you guys think. Wondering if after I aerate if I could apply the weed & feed or just the fertilizer and wait for the weed control. Thanks for the advice.
     
  2. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
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    Fine, as long as your not seeding.

    Follow the label on the bag
     
  3. dougaustreim

    dougaustreim LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 488

    I have found over the years that I get better weed control if I wait awhile after aerating. Aerating stresses the weeds as well as the turf. While under stress, the weeds are not as susceptible to the herbicide, uptake or intake is slower and the results are less .

    Doug
    Austreim Landscaping 1973-2003
     

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