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plant bed weed control

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by byrd_gpm, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. byrd_gpm

    byrd_gpm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I've recently acquired property that has mulched plant beds and rock plant beds that have major weed issues. Does know what herbicides I can use to control the weeds. I'm already using glyphosate to take down the weeds, but i need a good mixer with it to help keep them down....PLEASE HELP!!!!
  2. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    wht kinda weeds , perennials , annuals ?
    More info

    LIBERTYLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 1,283

    Gallery & Surflan, Dimension, Barricade-Just to name a few.
  4. DaughtryLC

    DaughtryLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 739

    Simonize has always worked well for me, But around here its put down Sept.28-Oct.16, Pre-emergent
  5. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    I am not sure , but , I believe pre-emergents will not control perennials
  6. cod8825

    cod8825 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    This late in the season a good product that has worked well for me would be a heavy dose but I might try.

    Spray beds with a product called Produce Lesco sells it. It is a combination of Glyphospate and Prodiamine(Barricade)

    Next I would apply a pre-emergent product called preen you can find it at Wal-Mart. I know some out ther will say SNAPSHOT, GALLERY 75D, SIZOMINE and on, and on. They are all great products. I like preen cause
    1) It works for me
    2) A bottle of it covers 1200 sq ft for like 12 bucks which is a heck of lot better that buying a bad of snapshot for $100 dollars but I also know snapshot goes a heck of a lot further in its 25 or 50 pound bags.
  7. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    When I but the equivalent of Preen , called , Surflan , it cost me $1.50 for 1K sq ft

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