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Old 05-07-2018, 03:20 PM
 
Location: D.C.
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I didn't put down the preventer again this year (have seed down in a few spots, sprouting up now). But, knowing where I get it in the lawn, I have hit it with the DriveXLR8 once already to kill off any seeds of it. Spot treated once or twice last year, worked well. Going to shift the heavy seeding back to fall this year to give more time for germination before heat hits, and likely do pre-emerge next year.
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Old 05-10-2018, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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My lawn is established at this point and I always do my seeding if necessary which is simply over seeding after aerating, in the fall.

Given the cooler temperatures this year I put down my first application of Dimension in late March/early April I am looking to follow the second application in about two or three weeks.

My entire lawn is in full sun and I could not imagine going without an annual product like Dimension.


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I didn't put down the preventer again this year (have seed down in a few spots, sprouting up now). But, knowing where I get it in the lawn, I have hit it with the DriveXLR8 once already to kill off any seeds of it. Spot treated once or twice last year, worked well. Going to shift the heavy seeding back to fall this year to give more time for germination before heat hits, and likely do pre-emerge next year.
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Old 05-10-2018, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Dare I attempt any sort of broadleaf weed killer/control on my front yard, that was only hydro-seeded last September? It's getting there, but that's still pretty new... It hasn't thickened to the point it can choke out the weeds by itself as of yet.

There's some Dandelions, and Thistle and such. I've been pulling them by hand so far.
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Old 05-14-2018, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Oh, You should definitely be fine at this time for a spot treating any Broad leaf weeds.

Assuming you put down starter fertilizer back in September when you seated have you put down another application of starter fertilizer since then?

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Dare I attempt any sort of broadleaf weed killer/control on my front yard, that was only hydro-seeded last September? It's getting there, but that's still pretty new... It hasn't thickened to the point it can choke out the weeds by itself as of yet.

There's some Dandelions, and Thistle and such. I've been pulling them by hand so far.
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Michigan
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Oh, You should definitely be fine at this time for a spot treating any Broad leaf weeds.

Assuming you put down starter fertilizer back in September when you seated have you put down another application of starter fertilizer since then?
What's a good broad leaf SPOT treatment I can use? Something available at Lowes or Home Depot.

It's had fertilizer twice now. Once I used a Scotts brand nitrogen fertilizer just before Winter set in completely, and then the Milorganite several weeks ago.

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Old 05-15-2018, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Northern Appalachia
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What's a good broad leaf SPOT treatment I can use? Something available at Lowes or Home Depot.

It's had fertilizer twice now. Once I used a Scotts brand nitrogen fertilizer just before Winter set in completely, and then the Milorganite several weeks ago.

If you're looking to kill dandelions, I found that any broad leaf weedkiller works. I have a hard time getting rid of creeping charlie also know as ground ivy. I ordered three or four products online last summer based on recommendations here and other places. Some of it turned brown but most survived. I may have been using it at the wrong time of the year.
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Old 05-20-2018, 08:42 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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My recommendation for spot treating is Gordon Speed Zone Lawn Weed Killer, however you won’t find it as HD or Lowes.

At either of those locations I would go with Ortho Weed-B-Gon.
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What's a good broad leaf SPOT treatment I can use? Something available at Lowes or Home Depot.

It's had fertilizer twice now. Once I used a Scotts brand nitrogen fertilizer just before Winter set in completely, and then the Milorganite several weeks ago.
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