Crabgrass aside. What pre-m's protect from the rest?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by slimart01, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. slimart01

    slimart01 LawnSite Member
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    What pre emergent covers the broadest spectrum of all the other weeds out there? Summer and winter weeds? Out of Pre-M, Dimension, and Barricade, or others?
     
  2. Penscape Landscaping

    Penscape Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hey Im in Nc and I have used Barricade for years and love it. What grass species?Bermuda,St Augustine,Fescue? I use it on Fescue but it also works on Bermuda. It works good with an early app. BUt to really hit it with early Barricade and late Dimension. I ve done this before and had great results. Good luck it is that time again.
     
  3. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Good question Slim,
    I counted 28 weeds on my Cavalcade (Prodiamine) label.
    I counted 82 on my Dimension (dithiopyr) label.

    Don't know about others--and not all labels are the same. And some labels include weeds controlled only at the maximum rate. And sometimes they are wildly optimistic.
     
  4. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
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    I use Dimension, personally and I think its great. But thats up in Jersey.
     
  5. Lawnvision

    Lawnvision LawnSite Member
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    A split Dimension application will work well.
     
  6. slimart01

    slimart01 LawnSite Member
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    My lawns are primarily Centipede with areas of st. augustine(creeping from neighbors) I just put out stonewall(barricade) on a couple yards and when reading the label, I counted about 25-30 weeds covered.
     

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