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  1. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I'm looking at creating a lawn treatment plan for my customers. Our first year was just sort of willy-nilly, whatever I picked up at SiteOne. Looking at 4 treatments a year Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer, Late Fall or something along those lines. What are your recommendations on products...
  2. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hey All, New member here. I'm fighting a wide range of weeds in mine and my neighbor's lawn. Clover, Crabgrass, Creeping Charlie, and what I believe is Horseweed. I'm considering mixing up a batch of some Tzone I have on hand, as well as throwing in some XLR8 to avoid having to mix up...
  3. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Good morning; I purchased this and the confusing package insert suggested a 1:5 solution:water mix for spot sprayng per gallon. I was spraying mesquite saplings over 1/2 acre from a hand sprayer. A 1 to 5 mix is like 20 oz-24 oz and I think that is too concentrated but I did it. It worked at...
  4. Marketplace
    John Bean 500 gallon Spray Rig. Unit includes two split stainless steel tanks with agitation. The unit is equipped with a 11 hp Honda electric start engine and an electric hose reel. The unit is fully functional. If you would like to schedule a time to see the unit or have additional questions...
  5. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hey guys and gals! I have been combing through this forum for quite some time and y'all are very helpful. I have recently started up a little herbicide and fertilization company. My market is very small yards less than 4000 square feet ( largest yard I have is 5800). The houses are mostly turned...
  6. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey guys and gals! I have been combing through this forum for quite some time and y'all are very helpful. I have recently started up a little herbicide and fertilization company. My market is very small yards less than 4000 square feet ( largest yard I have is 5800). The houses are mostly turned...
  7. Marketplace
    I have some items for sale. Location is in stl metro area. Small items i can meet for. Aerators will need to be picked up from my house unless both units are purchased, then im willing to meet at agreed upon location. Discounts for buying more than one item. 1. Ryan Lawnaire V aerator. Good...
  8. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    CT Z6a. I overseeded TTTF 9/1 and 9/15 (don't ask). It's doing decent where the skunks haven't torn it to bits and I've mowed it a few times. Was probably KBG to begin with, with a few fairly healthy shady sections of fine fescue. I do have areas where clover is coming back heavy though...
  9. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Morning I am late to the technology of forums in our business. Thought I would put this out there and see what you guys and gals opinions are. My business offers a simple 4 step program for lawn care here in Iowa. Our second app in May/early June is taylored towards weed control and...
  10. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Can someone please help me identify this weed. Also what will kill it. Thanks
  11. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Recently was doing a front yard landscape renovation project and had a question for y’all regarding 24-D, dicamba and seeding. So this client had this huge rain garden in their front yard, it was basically jungle every type of weed, plant, pacasandra, ivy, shrubs, you name it and they wanted to...
  12. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hello everyone! I'm a soon-to-be new LCO considering targeting a fair number of mid-sized (1.5-4 acre) commercial properties for landscape maintenance services. Some of my reasons for so doing are listed in detail in this thread, so I won't get into them here. One aspect on which I am unclear...
  13. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    There was a decorative island put into our lawn before we moved into our home. The main part of the island is a group of 3 quaking aspens. These trees really want to overtake the whole lawn. The offshoots are popping up everywhere inside the island, and also throughout the surrounding grass. Is...
  14. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hey folks. I have a spreadsheet that I've compiled for myself in comparing ingredients / potency of various herbicide formulas. I was using it to reference some items in the Momentum alternatives thread, and I figured that a lot of folks on here may find this useful. Its definitely geared...
  15. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I just discovered it and was wondering if anyone has any input about it. Thanks in advance Fitz
  16. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I currently use Blindside. I'm wanting to learn 3-4 different post products. Which ones do you all suggest having for all around warm season grasses? I'm seeing a lot of: Orchard grass, Clover, Sedge, Annual Bluegrass, Florida Pulsey, Dollarweed, Asparagus Fern. A few products that comes to...
  17. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I started using Pendimethalin/Strike3 and some surfactant with dye on the cool season grasses. Will use dimension later on when people start calling for spray. Does anyone use the same mixture? I use snapshot or sitrazine for the beds. And the same mixture but subbing strike 3 with glyphosate...
  18. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi! I am looking for some expert advice. I have a very large backyard that is virtually all weeds. I called a few landscaping services out to discuss steps to getting back a nice lawn. One person said we need to scrape off the first inch or two of dirt then spray with round up to kill weeds...
  19. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Good morning! I’m studying for my S.C. pesticide & herbicide licensing exam at the moment and will soon need some type of tow behind sprayer to pull with my ZTO. Can someone give me some recommendations on the type of sprayer that I need? I’m thinking about maybe a small boom sprayer? Thanks.
  20. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hey guys/girls, I am looking into switching from my current Lesco gun to a boominator wand and tip. I have used both from my time at Weed Man and another company. So, my question is basically if I have to do anything to switch. I am currently using a Northern Tools 200 gallon skid sprayer w/...
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