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Henderson nc
Feb 21, 2018 12:12 PM CST
can one put[ preen] on plant bed before perennials come up or will it hurt the plants ?
Name: Porkpal
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Feb 21, 2018 12:36 PM CST
I believe that is how it is intended to be used. It will only prevent germination of any seeds present.
Name: greene
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Feb 21, 2018 1:27 PM CST
There are different types of Preen but for the most part, all the product does is to stop the roots of a newly germinated seed from thriving. As long as your plants are all perennials you should be just fine. It will be necessary to remove any existing weeds before applying the Preen.
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Feb 21, 2018 3:25 PM CST
The smaller the seed, the better Preen works. For instance, it will prevent grass seed from germinating but not bean seeds.
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