Grass in Beds?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by MOOSE, May 9, 2007.

  1. MOOSE

    MOOSE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Hi, I have many maintenace jobs that have ground cover that has grass in it, but landed new job and groundcover loaded with grass. What can I get from Lesco that can be sprayed over top of groundcover or even junipers to eliminate the grass. Pulling is too time consuming plus it just comes back. Thanks
  2. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,958

    I forgot the name of the product, but LESCO sells it. Use a fine mist (backpack sprayer) and a little spreader/sticker.
  3. olive123

    olive123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 500

    fusiladeII for over the top grass. I think image is labled for over the top of juniper for nutgrass and others.
  4. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 757

    what kind of grass are you trying to kill?
  5. TPLawnPro

    TPLawnPro LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    I went to Lesco this afternoon with the same issue of grass growing in flower beds. I'm dealing with Torpedo grass. The Lesco representative recommended that I use fusilade - the product that (Olive 123) mentioned in his post.

    The other alternative recommended to me was to use Roundup. I was instructed to wear rubber gloves, get a sponge and soak it with Roundup, then wipe the blades of Torpedo grass with the sponge.

    I believe I am going to try the Roundup option first.

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