weed control

My asparagus bed has been taken over by grass. Can I use Hi Yield grass killer early in spring before asparagus comes up or will this kill asparagus?

Thank You

If you review the GRASS KILLER LABEL, you’ll find that not only is it OK to spray POAST GRASS KILLER before the asparagus comes up but even afterward. In other words, you can actually spray during the growing season when the asparagus is maturing. There is a “one day to harvest” waiting period following the treatment but my point is it’s OK to use as needed during the growing season.

The reason for this is explained in our WEED CONTROL ARTICLE. Basically selective herbicides generally target one type of plant or another. In this case, the grass killer is pretty specific and won’t affect flowers, shrubs, trees or even most vegetables. There are some exceptions to this rule but if you review the label, you’ll see it’s OK to spray on most any common plant grown around the home.

Here are direct links to the label, product and article mentioned above. And if you have further questions or concerns, let us know. You may always e-mail or call us toll free 1-800-877-7290.


Grassy Weed Killer:  http://www.bugspraycart.com/yard/herbicide/poast-grass-killer



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I’ve got some weeds in my lawn and would like to get some herbicides to spray. The problem is I don’t know where to start when it comes to deciding what to use. There are just so many options I’m a bit confused. What do you suggest?

First, I suggest you read through our on line artilce about WEED CONTROL which simplifies the process of deciding what products can be used for your situation. We’ve presented the product options based on where the different treatment areas so you should be able to find a herbicide that will be ideal for your grass pretty quickly. Just go to the GRASS WEED CONTROL section and all our recommendations can be clicked on to view pricing and mixing directions. If you still need further help, please give us a call at 1.800.877.7290.

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