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Which Roundup Product? #5342736 02/06/20 02:16 PM
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Weeds and crabgrass are growing thru the artificial turf and also around the trees. Someone suggested that I spray Roundup and allow the weeds to die. I have never purchased weed killer before (used to manually weed as needed, but this is a large area) - does one product work better than others?

If at all possible, I am hoping to make the situation โ€œbetterโ€ by this weekend.

Extended control: https://www.homedepot.com/p/203687217
Max control 365: https://www.homedepot.com/p/204631790

Thanks.

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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342742 02/06/20 02:20 PM
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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342750 02/06/20 02:28 PM
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With the regular Round up the weeds will grow back asap. With the 365 it will help control the weeds for around a year with the soil sterilizer if the round up is applied in adequate amounts. Glyphosate will not kill plants unless it is sprayed on the leaves . With out looking up the other ingredients I don't know if the 365 is a soils sterilant or a growth inhibitor that will keep the seeds from germinating. Look up the data sheets to be sure the ingredient don't kill the trees or other bushes.


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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342752 02/06/20 02:29 PM
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I'm just curious what happens when you spray that stuff on Astroturf.


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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: bdcardinal] #5342755 02/06/20 02:32 PM
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Originally Posted by bdcardinal
I'm just curious what happens when you spray that stuff on Astroturf.

It will kill the Astroturf dead as a door nail. banana


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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342796 02/06/20 02:59 PM
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Spray vinegar and or salt water for an organic solution.

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the patent on gysophate ran out so there are a lot of brands just as good as round up. i suggest you get a pump sprayer and concentrate and spray it on the stuff you want to get rid of . buying the premix is jsut paying a lot for water

For less than $20

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Spectracide-Weed-Grass-Killer-Concentrate-32-fl-oz/42294425

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Eliminator-1-Gallon-Sprayer/759677576

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Originally Posted by irad
Spray vinegar and or salt water for an organic solution.


This right here.


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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342891 02/06/20 05:05 PM
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I'd avoid Roundup for its been linked to causing Cancer.
Do a search and do some serious reading, I'd personally avoid it at all costs.


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Originally Posted by CT8
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I'm just curious what happens when you spray that stuff on Astroturf.

It will kill the Astroturf dead as a door nail. banana


crackmeup I was mostly wondering if it would discolor the turf. But yes, hopefully the turf is dead after.


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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342924 02/06/20 05:46 PM
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Roundup would take a week to kill it anyway. Why not just salt the area if you want it all to stay dead?


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Re: Which Roundup Product? [Re: The Critic] #5342930 02/06/20 05:56 PM
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This time of the year is optimum for applying pre-emergent along with weed killer. Pre-emergent keeps the weeds from germinating.

I spray glyphosate mixed with Surflan. Youโ€™ll need to go somewhere other than a box store to find anything other than diluted consumer stuff.




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You get what you pay for...
So keep in mind how much you paid for this advice.
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Originally Posted by RazorsEdge
I'd avoid Roundup for its been linked to causing Cancer.
Do a search and do some serious reading, I'd personally avoid it at all costs.

Using it in a lawn a few times a year he's fine. Spraying 50 acres of crop that's a whole other issue.


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I'd avoid Roundup for its been linked to causing Cancer.
Do a search and do some serious reading, I'd personally avoid it at all costs.

Using it in a lawn a few times a year he's fine. Spraying 50 acres of crop that's a whole other issue.


Why take the chance? I've seen enough people who never get a second chance because of Cancer.


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Can anything grow through AstroTurf?

Another possibility is that weeds are growing in dirt that has deposited itself over time or through bird droppings.


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