Help with paver WEEDS!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by bligh61, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. bligh61

    bligh61 LawnSite Member
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    my pavers get tons of weeds. they are on a cement base w/ crushed bluestone in gaps. still cant stop weeds. Any help out there?
  2. javelin377

    javelin377 LawnSite Member
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  3. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    That would be WAY to easy. :laugh:
  4. Orrdc

    Orrdc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 269

    Roundup extended to be exact. Home Depot had a pretty good deal going on it, not sure if its still happening
  5. Dr.NewEarth

    Dr.NewEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,476

    Have you tried prayer? Just kidding, that doesn't work on weeds.

    All I can suggest is: weed wack every week (which takes alot of labour time)
    or use a glyphosate when it's above 70 degrees ferenheit/18 degrees celcius, or power wash the cracks out and resand the whole thing.

    I'll bet the client won't give you more money to do any-thing extra, correct?
    I know I've bid lower on estimates in the past, only to discover hidden problems later in the season that cost more in labour time and gas.
    Now I anticipate where the problems will appear.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2012
  6. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,277

    Straight Vinegar!!
  7. countryclublawnllc

    countryclublawnllc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 153

    A combination of Roundup mixed with a product called Sureguard made by Valent will give you good control.

  8. Ferris68

    Ferris68 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Pro-Deuce will give you about 6 weeks worth of control
  9. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,386

    How about mixing Round Up with Dimension.

    Messages: 1,343

    Im fond of the prosecutor and scythe mix. Results in hours.
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