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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:27 am    Post subject: Do I need to wait after cutting for moss killer. Reply with quote

Hi Folks,

I bought a Weed & Moss Killer yesterday and it says to wait 3 days after cutting the lawn before applying it.

As I only cut the lawn yesterday do I really need to wait the 3 days?

It's not that I'm impatient but it's due to rain soon and I'd like to apply it today if possible.

Regards,

Ray.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dont apply if rain is imminent, and rain is imminent

you will get no benefit. if it gets washed off, Guess it needs to dry grass to work
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm showing my ignorance now but I thought it would need rain in order to soak the weed and moss killer down to the roots. It does say on the package that if it doesn't rain within 48 hours to hose the lawn.

When I cut the lawn yesterday I had raised the blades and really only took a little off the top.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was reading westland lawn feed and weed and moss killer , whihc says not to aply if rain is imminent

Is that what u have ?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not sure but I will check when I get home.

Many thanks,

Ray.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ray and Fiona light rain at least is required to wash the weed/moss killer off the thin blades of grass and onto the moss/weeds below.

For the application of feed/weed/mosskiller here is is the rule I follow ....

Cut lawn---wait 3 days---apply feed/weed/mosskiller---wait 7 days minimum---cut lawn again.

For the application of feed/fertiliser on its own here is the rule I follow....

Cut lawn---wait 3 days---apply feed/weed/mosskiller---wait 3 days minimum---cut lawn again



If you are looking for moss killer you should be able to source some here.... Moss killer

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that James.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I liked the link you gave me James - "Kate Moss Killer" Laughing Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laughing Oh yeah. Sorted now. Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I managed to get the moss killer down last night.

One question - If it doesn't rain when should I water the lawn?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

With the dew falls we are getting these nights there should be no need to water in. But for the record most fertiliser pack recommend rain or watering within 3 days.
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