Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
jigginjim

Crabgrass preventor

6 posts in this topic

which is best, not looking fertilizer, just need to knock out crabgrass and dandilions.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just uses weed and feed. I put it down a couple times a year and it keep the weeds in check.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I put my crabgrass killer down 2 weeks ago. I don't remember the name of it as it was just labeled a crabgrass preventer that I use every year. You will need a broadleaf killer also.

I don't believe there is one chemical for both.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am going to guessand say you have not actualy seen any crabgrass yet in your lawn being that soil temps havent been warm enough for it to germinate. I would put down a crabgrass preventer now and water it in. Then follow it with a broadleaf herbicide for the dandilions.

If you do not want to go with the preemergent herbicide, when you do actualy see crabgrass start to germinate, you can spray a post emergent herbicide. A product called Momentum Q worked great to wipe out crabgrass and broadleaf weeds for me last year but is kinda pricey.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks sound good, been a few tears since I had a lawn to really grow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks sound good, been a few tears since I had a lawn to really grow.

Is there a "shady" story that needs to be told here?? laugh

Gosh I love lawn humor!!! heh......

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Think im gonna try good old grass clippings since they seem to replenish themselves very rapidly
    • My good buddy from back in SD does fantasy and we have another group we are apart of and he ended up tied for 5th overall last tourney. After day 3 he was in 3rd with the possibility to win it. So close to getting that $2500 basspro card
    • After the cold snap, temps on Trout were back down in the high 40s. Back around 53 now, and should keep warming if the forecast holds. Fish have already moved shallow, bedmaking and piscine lovemaking will follow soon for the brown ones. I am hitting Leech tomorrow...will be interesting to see what water temps are in the protected parts of the bays.
    • Here's some useful information: go shallow, and chuck a swim jig with a paddle tail trailer and set the hook til your arms fall off. Better?
    •   If you like to tinker with guns, you can get a surplus Saiga for a couple hundred bucks.  All sorts of accessories available for these, and they can also be converted to 12 gauge if that's your preference.          
    • I was out last night on a local lake and was surprised to see the water temp down to 57.  Caught a couple cookie cutter fish, but not the big ones I was looking for. Fished a lot of weeds in the 6-9ft range, but not a lot going on there. The biggest one was still shallow in some reeds, so not sure if we are still in the spawn/post spawn stage.     Whats everyone else seeing out there for a bite and fishing conditions. Big weekend coming up, Good luck!! 
    • Maxine_Partain, Welcome to the forum.  There seem to be a lot of folks from Canada joining up in the last half a year which is nice. The sad thing is they all seem to make about 3 posts on the same day they joined and then they never come back which is sad. Hopefully you will keep posting.
    •   Hazel Hain, Welcome to the forum.  There seem to be a lot of folks from Canada joining up in the last half a year which is nice. The sad thing is they all seem to make about 3 posts on the same day they joined and then they never come back which is sad. Hopefully you will keep posting.
    • hi and welcome to HSO. I think you mean double hung not double pane. if you have moisture between the panes you have a seal failure. depending on the brand you might be able to just replace the glass. If you have lots of rot you may need to do a complete replacement. Best to have a window person pop by and check out the situation. 
  • Our Sponsors