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#3156282 - 02/08/13 01:28 PM Lawn Care Pre emergent question
BamaProud
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When do yall west TN folks put then out prior to Spring? Is now too early?
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#3156293 - 02/08/13 01:38 PM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: BamaProud]
eightpointer
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Best rule of thumb is mother nature. When Forsythias are just about to bloom its time for pre-emergent.
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#3156361 - 02/08/13 02:45 PM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: BamaProud]
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 Originally Posted By: BamaProud
When do yall west TN folks put then out prior to Spring? Is now too early?


I crowd the end of March as close as I can, If I am using Gramaxone with another premerge I do not worry at all, if using Roundup with another premerge I will watch it a little closer, I have sprayed as late as April 15 and all it did was delay mowing for 2-3 weeks which I really like

Gramaxone is a contact only killer and vegitation has to be green
Roundup can slightly prune bermuda grass but I usually do not worry about a slight pruning
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#3156364 - 02/08/13 02:47 PM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: Chaneylake]
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Gramaxone 40 ounces per acre
princept 24 ounces per acre
Valor 1.5 ounces per acre

all mixed together with 1 quart of crop oil per 100 gallons mixture

my rate of spray is 10 gallons of mixed chemicals per acre
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#3156365 - 02/08/13 02:48 PM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: Chaneylake]
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I always fertilize at least 10 days pryor to any spraying of chemicals
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#3156369 - 02/08/13 02:53 PM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: Chaneylake]
BamaProud
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Thanks Chaneylake. Good info.
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#3156370 - 02/08/13 02:53 PM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: Chaneylake]
BamaProud
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Thanks Chaneylake. Good info.
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#3159629 - 02/11/13 10:33 AM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: BamaProud]
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Ray is this stuff that anyone can buy is do you have to have a license to buy it?
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#3159694 - 02/11/13 11:39 AM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: beechnut]
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as far as I know none of the chemicals that I listed were "restricted" so they should be available across the counter.

I do have my restricted license to purchase the insecticides.

getting the license is no problem if you take the test in Haywood County, they leave a copy of the "answers" on the table and the instructor walks out of the room, the state is more interested in the "money" you pay for the license
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#3159703 - 02/11/13 11:46 AM Re: Lawn Care Pre emergent question [Re: Chaneylake]
beechnut
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Ok thanks
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