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pre-emergent or preventer

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by ccorts, Mar 11, 2004.

  1. ccorts

    ccorts LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    I had a problem with crabgrass invasion late last summer and fall on about 1.5 acres of lawn. I want to eliminate this situation and I am wondering what to use. Ultra Turf pre-emergent, Scotts halts with crabgrass preventer or Lesco Dimension pre-emergent. Is there really much difference and if so, what works best for you. Also, is application in early April about right for mid-michigan area? Thanks for any feedback.
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    I prefer Dimension, but it costs more. Lesco pre-em is good if you're somewhat on a budget, around $13 a bag. Usual application is around mid April, depending on the weather and what part of Michigan you are in.

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