crabgrass/power edge

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by RigglePLC, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,670

    So some of my clients power edge and some have contractors do it. This destroys the crabgrass control along the edge. Usually. I think I have seen some serious cases of this problem. I apply crabgrass control to my various clinets properties from about March 15 to April 30. But...what to do. Should I ask them to skip power-edging entirely? Skip till August? Skip till July? Is it OK in cool months like May?
  2. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    Ask that they get a good edge started in mid February & call you after their first pass.
  3. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    We apply pre-ems to all our clients edges - most of whom edge. We don't have any problems, you'd think it would be a problem, but it isn't.:confused:
    our mowing crew edges.
  4. garydale

    garydale LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 813

    We spot treat with liquid Dimension when mow guy or homeowner gets edge happy and brings on crabgrass. Also use growth regulators on so special situations to slow edge regrowth.

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