Nutsedge Control

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Premo Services, Jun 28, 2004.

  1. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    I have a customer with a small vegetable garden(tomatoes and peppers) and it is full of yellow nutsedge. Is there anything I could use to kill the nutsedge?
    Roundup quick pro, and manage are not labled for it. I think roundup pro has a sticker in also, so mabey it is not labled for it.
    Any ideas.......:confused:
  2. MrBarefoot

    MrBarefoot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    I was about to reccommend Manage, but then I thought I should re-read the label first.

    The label states "Not for use for on food crops". So unless they are growing the tomato's and peppers for there ornamental value, the label won't let you do it.
  3. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,217

    I would recommend buying her fruits(tomatoes and peppers are fruits) at the grocery store and spray the area to get rid of the shedge, then replant when the label say its safe to.
  4. GreenQuest Lawn

    GreenQuest Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    I have it in my garden, its REALLY easy to pull.

    If they want a veggie garden there IS some work along with it.
  5. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,370

    Here, here. IPM at work baby!
  6. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    Yea, I know it is eazy to pull, but the whole garden is loaded with it and the smaller stuff is tuff to get out, I am tired of pulling it, thought mabey there was something to kill it the ez way......

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