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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Cadzilla, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 899

    If you are having discussions with your clients about doing roundup and re seeding on their own make sure they are not using one of the extended control roundups.

    Got into this today with a conversation about tall fescue and quack grass etc.

    I never thought of it before but the last few years they are selling roundup with surflan or I don't know what they are using. Prodiamine maybe.

    Anyhow just tossin this out there.

    Oh I guess this goes for the homeowner lurkers too and the less than licensed rookies.
     
  2. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,062

    RoundUp or branded weed and grass killers can be bought combined with Imazapic or Imazapyr. Again, I am surprised to see these products sold to homeowners. I know them as IVM herbicides with restrictions on site of use. Both are death to cool season grasses. Good precaution to share with DIYers. I tell people to just use plain RoundUp Super Concentrate if they want to kill things around the house.
     
  3. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,746

    Cadzilla, you posted this on the general pesticide forum..........if you are wanting this to get out into the public forum, repost it to the appropriate forum.
    I agree to remind people of the many blends of products out there and the crack and crevice products don't need to be used in the lawns or shrubbery beds.
     

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