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Pre-emergent

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by accuratelawn, Feb 1, 2000.

  1. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 922

    Ready to purchase first round of fert. I want to apply a real good pre-emergent to reduce call backs. Last summer was real hard on the grass, so I expect some problems.<br>What do you guys recommend? Yes I am licensed.
     
  2. Ron

    Ron Guest
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    I'm trying Pennington's Crabgrass Preventer w/Barricade. It says it will control crabgrass for 2-3 months and has a 6 waiting period before you can re-seed. They also have the same product with a higher content of Barricade that will go 3-4 months, with a 9 month waiting period before re-seeding. The cost for the 2-3 month product is about $18 and a 20# bag covers 5k.
     
  3. CGS

    CGS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    What is a good price to charge customers for applying pre-emergents? How about fertilzers?
     
  4. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 922

    The standard answer is really a question. What will the market allow?<br>I my area companies charge for $35 to $55 per 10,000 sq.
     
  5. moonarrow

    moonarrow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    just adding my 2 cents. If you want to go organic use horticultural corn glutton meal aply at 20lbs./1000sq. ft. have had great results also cano't seed for 6 mths.<p>----------<br>Dale moonarrow@hotmail.com<br>Southern lawn and Landscape
     
  6. CGS

    CGS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Moonarrow,<p>Is there a specific brand I could use?<p>Thanks.
     
  7. moonarrow

    moonarrow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    no particular brand just go to the lacal feed store and ask them for it if they don't have it they will order it.<p>----------<br>Dale moonarrow@hotmail.com<br>Southern lawn and Landscape
     
  8. moonarrow

    moonarrow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    no particular brand just go to the lacal feed store and ask them for it if they don't have it they will order it.By the way it also fertlizes at the same time.<p>----------<br>Dale moonarrow@hotmail.com<br>Southern lawn and Landscape
     
  9. slagerlawncare

    slagerlawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 97

    Has anyone used lesco products? I'm looking into dimension for a pre and post emergent.
     
  10. What are you looking to control?
     

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