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Clover all over!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by RippinV, Apr 19, 2002.

  1. RippinV

    RippinV LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    Any thoughts on how to get rid of this pest!! I've got clover all over and I am not even Irish!

    Thanks,

    J
     
  2. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 835

    You can buy groundup and spray it on with a sprayer. It should take effect in 2 days. There may be something stronger than groundup.
     
  3. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,476

    Daniel, are you a licensed applicator? Please ask where the targeted weeds exist before making a recommendation such as this to an interested homeowner. He's here for constructive advise & should be able to inquire with confidence. (G)Roundup is a non-selective herbicide. John (RIPPIN) is talking about his lawn. He could have wiped it out entirely. It's a mew lawn off to a good start. He just aerated, Limed, & applied his first round. And you'd have him kill it?
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    John,

    DO NOT USE (G)ROUNDUP ON YOUR LAWN! YOU WON'T HAVE A LAWN ANYMORE.

    Didn't you just wack your lawn with Bayer Advanced herbicide? If so, it takes 7-10 days to show symptoms unless it had 2,4-D in it. If it did, the weeds should have curled in 2-3 days or less.
    Your second application on the program thoroughly addresses broadlef weeds. If they're getting out of hand, let me know. I can shuffle the date on the program for you without compromise or dead grass.

    Let me know.

    Steve
     
  4. RippinV

    RippinV LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    Sprayed the Bayer advanced about a week ago, some spots were affected others weren't so I hit them again last night. I will give it another week and see how it goes. The grass is looking really good now but I still have some bare spots mingled in. I am sure those will eventually grow in though. I think the program is working great and wouldn't change a thing unless the clover doesn't go awa in after these treatments. Its not really bad but I am trying for carpet!!

    J
     
  5. Russo

    Russo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 287

    patience, Grasshoppa, patience.
     
  6. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,910

    Just another example that you get what you pay for. Make sure you ask a professional before taking any advice here. Or at the very least read the label before using it just to make sure.
     
  7. GilbertJT

    GilbertJT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Just like Landscraper had said patience, the carpet will come in due time. Don't rush a good thing.
     

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