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Weed Control

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mattingly, Jan 20, 2000.

  1. CLM1

    CLM1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    I use PROFESSIONAL PREEN and get excellent results. Drawback is that it is pricy. I spot treat w/a spray bottle of round-up mixed w/scythe.(i'm not using spell ck.)
     
  2. plymouthvaliant73

    plymouthvaliant73 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 167

    RoundUp around tree trunks is okay. Be very careful around shrubs and perennials. Even with no visible drift or damage, vapors or drift can be absorbed by the foliage and translocated to the roots. The next season's foliage will be twisted and with white variegation. The plant will recover in later season's, but will you recover your customer?!
     
  3. tim

    tim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    One more question about Snapshot. How much area will a 50 lbs bag cover?
     
  4. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,969

    Coverage on Snapshot: label gives application rates of 2.3# to 4.6#/1000 sqft, for various weeds. Ex: if crabgrass is main problem, just use 2.3#, dandelion controlled at 3.5#, but need to go up to 4.6# for good spurge control. All details at http://www.dowagro.com/turf/weed_management/snapshot.htm<p>----------<br>Jim<br>South Bend, IN
     
  5. Dingo

    Dingo LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 133

    If you are renovation beds what is a really good spray pre-em or is the granular products better? thanks<br>Dingo
     
  6. TPC

    TPC LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 71

    ok what plants can a pre m kill..I dabble a bit with atrazine 4L but heard from someone that it can kill palm trees..is that true or what,,and what have you found it will kill(trial and error)?????<p>Tim<br>Clean Cut Lawn Care
     
  7. Dingo

    Dingo LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 133

    Hey Tim thats pretty cool both our lawn services are called &quot;Clean Cut Lawn Care&quot; and we are both dump as **** at spraying.<br>Dingo
     
  8. TPC

    TPC LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 71

    accutualy i dont spray it any more because i was scared of it so thats why i asked but where are you at????<br>
     
  9. Dingo

    Dingo LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 133

    Memphis, TN
     

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