TAG: preemergent herbicides

Tackling spring cleanups, busy season prep

May 3, 2019By
Photo: Stihl

Spring into action: How two companies handle their spring cleanups and prepare for a busy season ahead read more

What preemergent herbicides do you prefer and why?

October 17, 2016By

Seth Downing Owner, Downing Lawn Care Hilliard, Ohio “We use Dimension herbicide because it gives us more flexible crabgrass control. Crabgrass grows later in the season here. If you put certain products down too late, you can miss your window. With Dimension, I don’t have to worry about timing my applications. I know that it will control crabgrass early and... read more

Dow offers training program online

April 11, 2016By

Product training is available online for turf managers interested in learning more about Dow AgroSciences Turf & Ornamental (T&O) products and services. This three-part interactive course provides insights on preemergent and postemergent herbicides, as well as insecticides and fungicides. “This training program is a great opportunity for turf professionals to learn about our products, so they can continue to offer... read more

Ready, set, control

April 1, 2015By

Follow these steps for optimal weed control in landscape beds.   Control by the calendar Here are some guidelines for when you should pencil in your landscape bed herbicide applications. Winter • Install mulch. • Apply first preemergent application for summer annual weeds. Late spring/early summer • Apply second preemergent application for late germinating summer annuals and nutsedge. Late summer/early... read more

5 tricks for bed weed control applications

May 5, 2014By
photo: Nufarm

Brickman’s Joe Ketterer shares five pointers for lawn care applicators to increase efficiency with landscape bed weed control.  When it comes to effective and efficient application techniques for landscape bed weed control, Joe Ketterer has a few shortcuts up his PPE-approved, long-sleeved shirt. Ketterer, a certified pesticide applicator with a bachelor’s degree in ornamental horticulture from Pennsylvania State University, is... read more