after fertilizing how long before play?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ccas, Jun 29, 2006.

  1. ccas

    ccas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    how long should i wait before i let my 16 month old play on the grass after i fertilize?
  2. dcgreenspro

    dcgreenspro LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 688

    wait until after a good heavy rainfall, that's why i always time my fert apps w/ get everything into the rootzone faster.
  3. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    I always tell them to water that evening first then wait 24 hours.
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    For fertilizer? As soon as you get out of the 16 month old's way. As long as there isn't a pesticide in it, it is safe. If it makes you feel better, then water it first, but then make SURE it is dried first.
  5. gqnine44

    gqnine44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    Yeah if it is just fert they will be fine unless the eat a few pounds.:)
  6. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,227

    if it was my 16 month old i would wait several weeks.
  7. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    I agree if its just fert no need to wait,just make sure they wear their shoe's !!!
  8. Chris@CRU

    Chris@CRU LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    Read the label. All fertilizer, pesticides will have a re entry period. Do not follow any advice other than on the label...its the law

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