dimension for crabgrass

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by xtremelawn, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. xtremelawn

    xtremelawn LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Messages: 110

    I use Aquacap for my crabgrass control. I was wondering if I would get better control by using Dimension? I know it cost quite a bit more but is it worth it? If so at what rate do you recommend I put out at? When should I put it out and how long of coverage will it give me? I will be mixing it in a 200gal tank.

  2. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    Get ready..... take cover........ you might get attacked and accused of not haveing a licence, hot heads do that hear. Try doing a search......
  3. Indy Kyle

    Indy Kyle LawnSite Member
    Messages: 157

    The first question is ARE U LISCENSED? just kidding
  4. xtremelawn

    xtremelawn LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Messages: 110

    Yes, I do have my license. The reason I ask was because I use the Aquacap and it does not seem to expensive. The dimension seems to be a lot more expensive. Just wanting to know if it was that much better.

  5. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    I use drive..........
  6. Victor

    Victor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,430

    Apples to oranges here. Drive is a post emergent herbicide. Dimension & Aquacap are pre emergent herbicides. ARE YOU LICENSED ESHSKIS?????? J/K :laugh::laugh:
  7. LawnDFortCollins

    LawnDFortCollins LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    We use dimension here, get good contral. Kills crabgrass up to the second stage, so we use it up to about mid-june.
  8. DFLS

    DFLS LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    If you have a license then WHY do you have to ask? You didn't learn about all this in classes or studying?? I could answer your question easily by researching subject with goog.. .http://www.lebturf.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.TechnologyDetail&id=1407&typeid=7
  9. xtremelawn

    xtremelawn LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Messages: 110

    So I guess if you have a question about a chemical you have not used, then that means "YOU MUST NOT HAVE A LICENSE" What is this site for. I assumed it was a place to ask people with experience a question and get some good feed back. I thought this was like doing research. FYI I do have a license. As for the comments about " LICENSE,CLASSES, AND STUDYING" I was not looking for any smart ass comments. But I guess its easy to be a smart ass over the Internet and over 1000 miles away!
  10. Turfdoctor1

    Turfdoctor1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 707

    this is rididulous and completely unneeded.

    xtreme, you are right, people on this site often get defensive for no reason. But, there are so many good guys that i keep finding my way back, year after year.

    Honestly, your crabgrass control is probably going to be quite a bit better with dimension or barricade than with aquacap. I believe there is quite a bit of university research out there to support that. However, the difference in control may not warrant the price difference in your situation.

    Here, in NW Arkansas, I use Prodiamine in the spring for crabgrass control and tank mix Simazine for short term broadleaf preemergence control. I feel that the Prodiamine (barricade) is just as effective as the Dimension and less expensive. There are generics out there that give good control as well. This year I am using Prodiamine 65WG.

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