weed killer

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Mr.Hurry, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. Mr.Hurry

    Mr.Hurry LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    Looking for a powerful weed killer that doesn't take a week to kill a weed.
     
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    roundup quicpro. Legally you need a license for it, unreal.
     
  3. Marcos

    Marcos LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,720

    Are you talking non-selective control (killing everything you spray), or are you trying to selectively kill, for example, only the nutsedge growing in your turf? Roundup Quikpro has diquat, is non selective, and kills everything. Manage herbicide, added to sticker, could slowly take out nutsedge. However, if the weeds that you are spraying are struggling for survival along with the grasses (like here in Ohio right now), the metabolism within those weeds could be so slowed down that even Roundup products would not be very effective. What are the conditions that you are having?
     
  4. caddman27

    caddman27 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    Is Gasoline and water mixed considered a pesticide ?
     
  5. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    was it a full moon last night.
     
  6. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    LCO's need a license to spray over-the-counter Round-up.
     
  7. Mr.Hurry

    Mr.Hurry LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    I want to kill everything , appreciate the input.
     
  8. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    Golly, feeling a little angry???
     
  9. D & J Lawn Care

    D & J Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    Razor Burn $59 a 64oz bottle 3oz. to a gallon
     
  10. Marcos

    Marcos LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,720

    Mr. Hurry, with all due respect, if you slow down and explain exactly what you're trying to do and where you're trying to do it, I know us folks can scrape our remaining few brain cells together for an answer. If you're killing everything in turf for a complete renovation, for example, D & J's suggestion of 'Razor Burn' is ideal. If you're perpetually battling weeds in landscape beds and you need a pre / post combination tank mix, you might mix the Razor Burn with water soluable packets of Ronstar. This will help keep you from respraying the beds so often.
     

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