winter weeds. - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by docack
December 19, 2008
Can I still put down a premegent to get rid of my winter weeds?


Answer from NGA
December 19, 2008


Pre-emergent herbicides work by keeping weed seeds from germinating. If the weeds have not popped up yet, a pre-emergent will keep them from sprouting. However, if winter weeds have already made an appearance, you'll need to remove them by hoeing or hand pulling before you apply a pre-emergent to keep the next generation from sprouting.

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