t-zone trial

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dgw, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yes, decent results with them. Heavy areas I go over twice (Permagreen). In any event, way better results then say 3way.

    This was in close to 90 degree temps.

    I got mixed results with T-Zone, but the cost was the turnoff for me.
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  2. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
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    thanks for the info , i will check it out

    oxalis is really the only problem i have in lawns right now
  3. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Spreader sticker is your friend with these tougher weeds.
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  4. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    I found that spreader sticker was costly in the skid sprayer. But cheap in hand sprayers and back packs, as a spot spray. Labor and time consumed is the main cost in spot spraying.
    Only problem is: the silicone surfactants are difficult to measure in spot sprayers because you don't need much. For the silicone surfactants you use about one-tenth of one percent. Say around a tenth of an ounce per gallon in a hand sprayer. Ten cents.
    Which is good because silicone surfactants cost about a dollar an ounce.

    How do you measure small quantities?
  5. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    I used T-Zone on a dandelion and it worked very well at about 7 days later. I also used T-Zone on new grass seed planted in pots when the new grass was about an inch high. So far only slight injury to new grass. Stay tuned.
  6. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
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    i do have a couple gallons of lesco spreader/ sticker

    i wanted to try it out without it first

    i still havent tried it with the sticker, im hoping i get a chance tommorrow
  7. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
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    today i mixed 1.5 ounces per gallon with lesco sticker

    it is about 90 degrees

    i sprayed some oxalis in an irrelevant part of my yard

    i want to take pics but my phone screen is broken, and when i try to load regular camera pics on this site it always says they are to big

    i have no clue how to get them on here

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
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    All you have to do is get the photo on your computer

    right click on it and click go to edit

    than go up to the top and go to image and than to resize make it small enough so you can see the hole photo on your computer screen

    some times you have to resize it 2 times

    Charles Cue
  9. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    I read on the label only apply TZone up to eighty five degrees F. Hotter than that, the ester Triclopyr will volatize.
  10. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    i have had issues despite spreader/.sticker with surge killing oxalis for the most part. kinda pisses me off, but it is only when dry, after a rain the kill is great, but in a slight drought or more forget it, it burns the top and then regrows. i have not found a weed control that works super in slight drought conditions yet.

    any thoughts?>

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