Horse tails?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GreenGrassman, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. GreenGrassman

    GreenGrassman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Hello has any one out there heard of using lime to control/kill horse tail in lawn and garden, or have you heard of a better way, I don't like using the horse tail spray in gardens in case of over spray appreciate any help I can get.- Thanks:)
  2. JFGLN

    JFGLN LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,023

    What is "horse tail spray"?
  3. Neal Wolbert

    Neal Wolbert LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    Never heard of lime controlling horsetail. Shouldn't be a problem in the lawn as mowing should discourage it but a garden is something else. Did you mean a vegie garden? Neal
  4. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    For horsetails in gardens I use amitrol. It takes at least a couple weeks to get knock down but lasts for a long time. Gets into the roots real good. I lawns, I use the same as for spraying any other weeds in lawns, par III.

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