Will Preen harm wildlife?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by jeckel7234, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. jeckel7234

    jeckel7234 LawnSite Member
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    I'm doing a mulch job for a customer that has several ponds in her yard, shes worried about harming the wildlife (frogs and turtles). Will preen harm animals?
     
  2. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
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    Did you "read" the warning label?
     
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Generally if it's watered in correctly it stays in the soil. I would not apply it after a rain when the ground is saturated because it will not move into the soil as it should. Aside from what I said, read the label.
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  4. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Preen doesn't work anyway so don't bother. SnapShot 2.5 TG is what you want to use.
     
  5. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I read it as Pre-m...in that case use Barricade, it's cheap and works great.
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