Overspraying junipers...

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by KenH, May 3, 2003.

  1. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,622

    I know this has been asked before, But the search function brings me to a file not found page.:mad:

    Can roundup be mixed to control non-grassy weeds in a blue rug juniper bed?? at half rates??

    I rid the bed of the grass (fusilade) and now have some false dandelions, etc. to work on. Its a PITA to hand weed. Thanks

  2. thfireman

    thfireman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 541


    I mixed 1/2 rate round up and sprayed some juniper in my own beds. I waited 2 weeks and followed it up with another 1/2 rate and the grass and weeds died out. I noticed a few spots where there was some light stress but ir came back within a few weeks. I think it stressed areas that had damage where my son walked thru the junipers to get golf balls out.

    Im a little worried about this application to a clients bed. Try this at your own risk.:confused:
  3. thfireman

    thfireman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 541

    Oh yea!! I forgot to say that I have found that momentum kills wild onions and garlic in the beds pretty good also. I have not had much luck doing this with round up and especially with 1/2 rate round up.
  4. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    I wouldn't. Try Image instead.
  5. excel25

    excel25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Been using Image for a long time and works great. I would,t try the round-up on a customers bed.
  6. thfireman

    thfireman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 541

    Hey, do you have good results using Image on the onions? That is one of the biggest problems I have with junipers. Seems that most things I try just stun them and then they spring right back. Momentum does good but it leaves the grass.:confused:
  7. philk17088

    philk17088 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,386

    Try lontrel, it works great.
  8. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,946

    Yall must have deeeeep pockets to be trying all of these chemicals...everytime I go to Lesco to get a jug of herbicide it seems to be $100+ I would hate to buy something try it and not like it!

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