has anyone every had roundup drift in the next yard

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jeff_0, Apr 3, 2003.

  1. jeff_0

    jeff_0 LawnSite Senior Member
    from md
    Posts: 401

    i was wonder if anyone has ever had roundup drift into a neighbors yard.. it hasn't happened to me but just courious if this has every happened...
     
  2. sirsweatsalot

    sirsweatsalot LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Posts: 296

    on the neighbors wheat but never there lawn:)
     
  3. grshppr

    grshppr LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 301

    No, we are pretty careful about not spraying if there is any breeze (especially Roundup) I have done an estimate to repair a lawn where a guy used roundup in his lawn to kill the weeds. He thought "killex" sounded too harsh, and thought roundup would just "roundup" the weeds.:eek:
     
  4. Fvstringpicker

    Fvstringpicker LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,603

    I had a helper treating a fenceline with a backpack sprayer and roundup. He stepped in a yellow jacket nest and showered the neighbors japanese maple tree. My cost to replace-- $200. Anyway, I recommend using low pressure and a thickener adjuvant if there is any breeze to help control the drift.
     
  5. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Posts: 1,557

    Dont have that problem. Use low pressure backpack sprayers with a foaming nozzle. No drift.
     

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