sandy beaches

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cjcland, Apr 6, 2000.

  1. cjcland

    cjcland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    i installed a sandy beach on a lake front and i was wondering what is a good pre-emergant for this sand since there will be kids playing on it and run off into the water, i have been using round-up but every week i come back and there are just as many weeds, just differant ones, what would you guys do?<p>----------<br>CJC Landscape Management<br>Winter Haven, Florida
  2. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,117

    If there are ANY fish, aquatic life at all then you WILL KILL them with Pre-em. Sorry, but you need to learn more before doing this type of work.
  3. grasskutter

    grasskutter LawnSite Member
    from mass.
    Messages: 38

    I dont mean to be a weenie, but read some material about what you are doing, If not please read Rachel Carsons Silent Spring, a book about what can happen if you spray stuff and don&quot;t know what you could do(DDT spraying in the early years)<p>----------<br><br>
  4. cjcland

    cjcland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    thats why im here, see now i know that, thank you. it would be one thing if i did it before asking<p>----------<br>CJC Landscape Management<br>Winter Haven, Florida<br>
  5. richard

    richard Banned
    Messages: 74

    corn gluten is what you need- it's 100% organic and really'll have to pay though it is $$$$ around $700 a ton

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