Broadleaf control in planting beds

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by BrendonTW, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. BrendonTW

    BrendonTW LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Oklahoma City
    Messages: 792

    Have 10,000 SQ of planting beds that I need to get the broadleafs out of. The beds have juniper groundcover, hollies, vinca major, and some leriope in them. Any chemical good for this?
  2. johnroscoe

    johnroscoe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    The only thing I know of is the "Roundup glove". We put on an elbow length "rubber" glove, and then a cheap throw away jersey glove over it. Get the cotton glove wet with RoundUp, and then hand apply to weeds, being careful not to touch desired plants.

    It's a pain, and sounds silly, but for persistent vining weeds, it's the best thing I've found so far.
  3. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,944

    what the man johnroscoe said... you can use a paintbrush too.

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