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Spectracide Spectracide ® Weed Stop ® for Lawns plus Crabgrass Killer Concentrate Ready-to-Spray

Spectracide Weed Stop for Lawns plus Crabgrass Killer Concentrate is a selective herbicide formulated to kill more than 250 weed types, including crabgrass. Visible results in 8 hours Won't harm lawns when used as directed
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How long must I keep my dog off the yard after treatment with WeedStop for Lawns plus Crabgrass killer

State: Kentucky
Age: 65 or over
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Beginner
City:Alexandria
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You should wait until your lawn is completely dry before allowing pets to enter the treated area.
State: Missouri
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It needs to be dry before you let your pet on your lawn. You might want to treat one area at a time, for example, the front, the back, that way you can take your pet out to the area that is dry.
State: Indiana
Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Female
Level of expertise: Intermediate
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What are the mixing directions to the liquid products

Weed stop concentrate: what are the mixing ratios?
State: New York
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The ready to spray hose end product does not have dilution rates. It is to be used by connecting it to the hose and spraying the lawns, that is why there are not mixing instructions on the label similar to our Spectracide Weed Stop for Lawns plus Crabgrass Killer Concentrate. http://www.spectracide.com/Products...
State: Missouri
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I have had success with the dump and spray method. I have been mixing mine on the strong side with good results on some stubborn weeds in my lawn. I average 8-10 gallons of solution per each container.
State: Wisconsin
Age: 25 to 34
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Intermediate
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
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Can this product be safely used on St. Augustine floritam?

State: Florida
Age: 65 or over
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Intermediate
City:Tampa
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
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Chet, this product should not be used on St. Augustinegrass, but you can use Spectracide Weed Stop for Lawns for St. Augustine & Centipede Lawns Concentrate on that grass variety. Here's a link to that product: http://www.spectracide.com/Products....
State: Missouri
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Can this product be used when daytime highs are in the mid to upper fifties and lows are mid to low thirties?

State: North Carolina
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It can be used now, but it will probably be more effective if you wait a little while longer. This product is best used when daytime temperatures are between 45 degrees and 90 degrees.
State: Missouri
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Is this product safe for pets?

How long after application should I wait until I allow my dog into the yard?
State: North Carolina
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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You should keep your pet out of the application area until the spray has dried -- in moderate conditions, it should take just a couple of hours.
State: Missouri
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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Is this product safe for bermuda hybrid sod?

State: North Carolina
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Yes, but it may cause temporary yellowing or discoloration on Bermudagrass, but you can expect a full recovery. Don't apply to your Bermuda lawn when daytime temperatures are above 85°F.
State: Missouri
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Does cold weather effect the time it takes to kill weeds?

I have sprayed (hose end and spot) various weeds in my yard and it is taking a very long time (10) days for the weed to look like it has been sprayed and is ready to croak. Does the fact that it is still cold here slow the killing process. I live in Charlotte, NC.

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State: North Carolina
Age: 55 to 64
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Intermediate
City:Charlotte
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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Although you can use this product in cold temperatures, you'll get faster and better results if you wait until it's a little warmer. This product is best used when average temperatures are consistently between 45 degrees and 90 degrees.
State: Missouri
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Does your product have a short shelf life, 2-3 months?

I purchased four quarts of weed stop to spray on my north central florida lawn and I am not having good results. I sprayed on tuesday morning and the only weeds that show ant discolorazation are some dollar weeds. All other weeds seem to not be affected by this spray.It has been 48 hours and no rain. I bought this Weed Stop from Lowes home Improvement stores in Alachua florida about three months ago. Could it have gone bad.

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State: Florida
Age: 65 or over
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Intermediate
City:High Springs
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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No, this product should retain its efficacy for several years when stored correctly. You should have started to see results 8 hours after spraying (but probably not complete kill for a day or two). Do you have a lawn type that is restricted on the label? Are your weeds actively growing yet? Please give our Consumer Services line a call at 1-800-917-5438 and we'd be happy to discuss.
State: Missouri
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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How long do I have to wait after applying product before I can reseed bald spots?

State: Texas
Age: 25 to 34
Gender: Female
Level of expertise: Beginner
City:Grand Prairie
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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You should wait about a month before seeding.
State: Missouri
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how long after application can i seed?

State: South Carolina
Age: 55 to 64
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Intermediate
City:goose creek
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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You should wait about a month before seeding.
State: Missouri
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How long after rain should I wait to use this product?

It has been raining for a few days and I am wonderig whether I can use this product as soon as rain stops or whether I should wait until soil and grass dry some. What is recommended for best results?
State: Texas
 
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Sure, you can spray as soon as it stops raining, but you will want to wait to apply until no rain is forecast for at least 24 hours.
State: Missouri
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Can I use this product NOW on NEW grass seed that is just now germinating?

State: North Carolina
Age: 65 or over
Gender: Female
Level of expertise: Intermediate
City:Charlotte
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You should wait until about six weeks after seedling emergence (or after the third mowing), or four weeks for Kentucky bluegrass, fine fescue blends and perennial ryegrass.
State: Missouri
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How many times per season may i use weed stop, and how soon after reseeding may it be used?

State: North Carolina
City:Clemmons
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You can broadcast Spectracide Weed Stop for Lawns plus Crabgrass Killer over the entire lawn up to twice per year (excluding spot treatments). For newly seeded areas, wait about six weeks after seedling emergence to apply, or four weeks after seedling emergence on Kentucky bluegrass, fine fescue blend and perennial ryegrass lawns.
State: Missouri
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How long should I wait to apply this product after putting down a lawn fertilizer?

State: Ohio
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You'll want to wait for at least 24 hours after fertilizing.
State: Missouri
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How long do I have to wait before mowing the lawn?

State: Tennessee
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Avoid mowing two days before application, then wait at least two days after spraying.
State: Missouri
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how to use the attach to hose spectracide?

I need a video instruction on how to use this type of bottle
State: Puerto Rico
Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Female
Level of expertise: Beginner
City:san juan
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We don't have a step-by-step video, but the video on the Spectracide Weed Stop page of our website shows the bottle being hooked up to the hose and used. Here are the directions:
Shake container well before using, then connect your hose to the container nozzle (make sure the dial on the nozzle is in the “OFF” position). Turn on water at your faucet. Extend hose to the farthest area to be treated and work back toward the faucet. To begin spraying, point the nozzle toward treatment site and bend the safety tab back with your thumb while turning dial clockwise until it stops. Water will automatically mix with the product. After application, quickly turn the dial counterclockwise until it stops and the safety tab engages into the notch on the valve. Turn the water off at the faucet. To relieve pressure before removing the nozzle from the hose, bend the safety tab back and turn the dial on until water stops spraying.
State: Missouri
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will it get rid of goat heads?

i have a problem with goat heads and i wondered if this would kill them?
State: Utah
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Yes -- goathead is also called puncturevine, and puncturevine is listed on the label.
State: Missouri
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How soon after OVERSEEDING can I apply this product to my lawn?

I had my lawn Core Aerated and then I spread about 15 pounds of grass seed with my Drop Spreader. It has now been 1 week and the yard has been watered generously. I have many weeds which need to be addresses with your product. How soon can I make an application without harming the efforts in Over Seeding?
State: Illinois
Age: 55 to 64
Gender: Male
Level of expertise: Intermediate
City:Oak Forest
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For newly seeded areas (including overseeded areas), wait about six weeks after seedling emergence to apply, or four weeks after seedling emergence on Kentucky bluegrass, fine fescue blend and perennial ryegrass lawns.
State: Missouri
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Is product safe to use around drip line and under canopy of trees and around ornamental plants and shrubs?

State: Texas
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You can use this product on the listed lawn types only. You can apply to grass around ornamentals, but you should not get the spray on nontarget plants or spray exposed roots. You can apply within the dripline of trees.
State: Missouri
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My container of concentrate has instruction that shredded due to moisture when I tried to open them. I am using a sprayer and need to know how much tu

State: Georgia
City:Snellville
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Are you using the hose-end sprayer or the concentrate?
State: Missouri
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