Weed control in flower beds?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ranger520, Aug 5, 2002.

  1. ranger520

    ranger520 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 231

    Looking for a good weed control products for flower beds that will not have an effect on the flowers.. Any advice would be great.
     
  2. GrazerZ

    GrazerZ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 671

    We use Treflan which is the main chemical in Snapshot, another weed control for use around plants. You'll have to check the label carefully for the plants you will be using it around.
     
  3. thfireman

    thfireman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 541

    For grasses in ornamentals try Fusilade II. It works on grasses without damaging most ornamentals. Look at the lable. They have hundreds of ornamentals listed that Fusilade II will NOT harm. I use it on Monkey grasses and beds with nandinas and i have had no problems. But it knocks the grass right out.

    :p :blob4:
     
  4. thfireman

    thfireman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 541

    Let me make a clarification.....

    I use Fusilade II on monkey grass to remove bermuda, fescue and othe lawn grasses from the monkey grass. It may have a 20% burn on the monkey grass but it springs right back without other grasses growing back in.:D :blob3:
     
  5. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    Snapshot works for me!
     
  6. TurfGuyTX

    TurfGuyTX LawnSite Senior Member
    from DFW
    Posts: 648

    I really like Fusilade II for killing bermuda grass in beds. Snapshot is another favorite. Heck, I'll use Round-up Pro Dry if conditions allow for it. It's very affordable. Lesco carries a good assortment of products. Good luck.
     

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