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groundsel

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dgw, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
    Messages: 1,008

    man did i have some issues with groundsel this year in some high end beds

    i spot sprayed every week with strike out (gly) and it almost seemed useless

    any suggestions
     
  2. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,767

    What kind of ornamentals were in the beds? I treat beds with known broadleaf weed issues with a tank mix of Ronstar Flo and Gallery applied as a directed spray under shrubs, over the top of tolerant ground covers. Weeds that have a high seed bank in the soil might be killed by RoundUp at the time, but often emerge around a just killed weed. There have been many ornamental areas I have cleaned up with a directed spray of Scythe and Ronstar.
     
  3. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,795

    ihad forgotten the name of this pest, i hate it. it is not easy to kill, but i sometimes just pull it to ensure the weed seeds dont spread worse. that makes a huge difference.
     

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