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Preen in the fall ??

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by green with envy, Oct 21, 2005.

  1. green with envy

    green with envy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    How many of you use Preen or another pre- in beds in the fall??

  2. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
    Messages: 1,456

    I'll use Lesco 0-0-8 Pre-m or Snapshot starting in Oct/Nov keeps out many of the winter annuals. Beds look great in the spring ready to be mulched with minimal spraying or hand weeding..
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    No need. If there are existing weeds, they will die or go dormant. Preen is not what you need for these anyway. As far as new growth coming up between now and freezing, it will be few and far between. That stuff has to have a couple of weeks to really form a barrier, anyway, so there just isn't much sense. Waith until early spring, and apply it when the soil temps are preparing to reach 55 degrees (50ish) and higher.
  4. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,475

    Im experimenting with it this year so that all the grass seed from aerations don't pop up in the beds.

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