pre-immergant for poanna grassy weeds - Knowledgebase Question

fairview, tx
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Question by inderb512
June 9, 2007
i would like to know the pre-immergant that can be used in a garden hose sprayer and also the hand held broadcast type spreader. and also would this pre-immergant work for the other type weeds in ones lawn as well?

Answer from NGA
June 9, 2007

I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!

There are a number of different preemergent herbicides on the market. Each works on a certain group of weeds so it is difficult to generalize. Pre-emergent herbicides pendimethalin and bensulide control germinating annual bluegrass and crabgrass in lawns. They must be applied before the grass germinates.

Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

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