Moss - Kill It - Rake It - Leave IT?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by MCP, Mar 27, 2004.

  1. MCP

    MCP LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Can you kill it, rake it out but leave it on the lawn to decompose?

    Any problems with this?

  2. khutch

    khutch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 495

    Well you can certainly kill it easily. Iron (ferrous sulfate) is the way to go. I had a hard time finding it quickly enough (LESSco said they didn't carry it any more?.....) so I just went w/"MOSS OUT", which is about 10% iron I think. It's granular, needs a little water and it will kill the moss and turn it BLACK. Rake it up well, I guess you can disperse it a bit to decompose or bag it and toss it. Show some to your customer though, it's impressive.
    Then go about fixing the REASON why it's there in the first place.

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