Weed and Feed

rslagle224June 18, 2008

Is it too late in the year to apply Lesco Weed and Feed? It has been cooler around here as of late so I don't think it will burn our the lawn but I want to make sure.

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buy_25

If you have irrigation, and upcoming temps look below like 85 you should be fine. When hot, I spray water based chems and not anime (petro) based.

Can youi spot spray instead of gran?

    Bookmark   June 18, 2008 at 3:59PM
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rslagle224

I have both. I was thinking to be safe, spot spraying now and then using the granular in the fall after temps drop to a lower temp.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2008 at 3:23PM
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bpgreen(5UT)

I'm not a big fan of the products that are a combination of weed killer and fertilizer. The reason is that you can get better results by applying a fertilizer, waiting a week so the weeds are growing really well, then hit them with a weed killer. That's more effective than doing both at the same time.

Having said that, I don't think I'd be fertilizing in PA now until the fall. Fertilizing a cool season grass in the summer causes top growth when the grass should be conserving its resources. Depending on the temperature, applying weed killer when it's too hot can damage the grass as well as the weeds (the weedkiller should tell somewhere on the package how hot is too hot).

    Bookmark   June 20, 2008 at 1:30AM
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