Granular pre-emergent herbicides. 27

Granular pre-emergent herbicides. 27

The use of granular pre-emergent herbicides by turf managers and lawn lovers is now standard practice with products such as Barricade® herbicide widely in use. In the late 1990’s Scotts Pre-M was the first of these in Australia. This was a pendimethalin-based...
7 reasons for pre-emergent failure. 22

7 reasons for pre-emergent failure. 22

7 Reasons for pre-emergent failure. Here are 7 reasons for pre-emergent failure. We are often asked, why has my pre-emergent herbicide not worked? Timing is the obvious reason but there could be a number of other causes. For example, the incessant spring rain in 2022...
How to use pre-emergent herbicides. 11

How to use pre-emergent herbicides. 11

What is a pre-emergent herbicide? A pre emergent herbicide prevents weeds from becoming established. This is in contrast to a post emergent such as a sulfonylurea herbicide that kills weeds once they have grown.The key to the successful use of pre-emergent...
Managing winter grass in turf. 9

Managing winter grass in turf. 9

Why is managing winter grass in turf a problem? Without a doubt, its adaptability is the key reason why managing winter grass in turf is such a problem. Consequently, the ability of winter grass to successfully grow in a wide range of conditions means that it is...