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Re: Weed control

Well, maybe I'm wrong on this one. I've seen Roundup damage Maple trees via the
root system. I won't gamble my Hosta.

Ray W z5
Mentor, Ohio

Daniel Nelson wrote:

> Roundup works great. I use it all winter to kill winter annuals and hope
> to spray some this weekend.
> Bob Solberg has mentioned that roundup doesn't seem to bother hostas
> much. I would still try not to get any on hostas leaves. I sprayed some
> daffodils in a hosta bed 4 weeks ago. Roundup doesn't seem to hurt daffs
> much. I can not tell I sprayed them. The weeds have changed color from
> green to almost yellow.
> Alex Summers sprayed 15 gallons of Roundup on his hosta beds just this
> past week. Alex mixes his almost double strength. I mix mine single
> strength. We both buy Roundup by the 2.5 gallon bottle and it cost about
> +ACQ-90.  I use about 3 oz. per gallon. The 2.5 gallon bottles are more
> concentrated than what you buy at the garden center.(I am not talking
> about the pre-mixed)
> I have been meaning to start a thread on this very topic. How timely.
> Dan Nelson
> Bridgeville DE
> zone 7
> SussexTreeInc+AEA-ce.net

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