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Crabgrass prevention

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by green with envy, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. green with envy

    green with envy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    What is your opinion on the best crabgrass prevention?

    I guess what I'm asking is what do you guys use?

  2. Hamons

    Hamons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    Best? Ronstar -- cannot use it on home lawns hower.

    Dimension is the most common in my area.
  3. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Dimension is a good product, clean, and last longer
    Pre-M is a little cheaper but messy
  4. cemars

    cemars LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    If you only plan on a single application of pre, go with Barricade up until crab begins to germinate. After germ, switch to Dimension. For split apps, Dimension,Pre-M, or Barricade will do, but be aware that Barricade can cause problems with fall seeding if applied too late in the spring, Pre-M will stain anything and everything, and Dimension is a bit pricey.

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