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Re: Culture-weed killer that does not kill iris
iris@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Culture-weed killer that does not kill iris
  • From: IrisladyLJobe@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 18:25:35 -0400 (EDT)

I use Stinger for weeds and Vantage for grass in the flower beds. Vantage  
won't get Sedges ( nut grass ) though, so I use Basagram for the sedges. 
Leslie Jobe
Zanesville, Ohio 
 
 
In a message dated 3/25/2012 4:57:12 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
barbjohnson_62@hotmail.com writes:

I would  like to try it. My front bed is so grassy I can see only the 
irises 
on the  very edges. Nothing has bloomed for years. Once I decide where the 
bed is  and isn't I'm going to spray the heck out of it. Thanks!!
Barb in SW  MO

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robin Shadlow"  <rshadlow@yahoo.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, March  25, 2012 3:37 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] Culture-weed killer that does not kill  iris


> Yes only grass, but I would recommend it over  roundup.  My aim is not as 
> good
> as my optimism.  I  have deformed plenty of bloom in my day.
>
>
> Stinger  is
> really good for thistles and clover too.  It didn't kill the  grass here
> though.  Maybe it hasn't been warm enough here to tell  though.  No 
> heatwave in
> the NW.
>
> I've  also been told Envoy works on grass and is safe for irises. I
> haven't  tried it yet though.
>
> Robin Shadlow
> OR Zone 8
>  ________________________________
> From: "IrisladyLJobe@aol.com"
>  <IrisladyLJobe@aol.com>
> To: iris@hort.net
> Sent: Sunday,  March 25, 2012 9:03
> AM
> Subject: Re: [iris] Culture-weed killer  that does not kill iris
>
> I believe
> the Grass B Gone  only kills grass don't think it gets  weeds too
> does it?.
>  Leslie Jobe'
>
>
> In a message dated 3/25/2012 11:45:08  A.M. Eastern Daylight
> Time,
> rshadlow@yahoo.com  writes:
>
> Peggy,
>
> I have also used Ortho Grass  B
> Gon  which I have  found at Lowe's and
> other  stores similar.   I have only
> applied  it over irises  though.  If you
> hvae a mixedbed, you may want to
>  check  the label.  I never saw any damage
> to
> the  irises.  It works the  best
> in early spring.
>
>  Best of luck to  you,
>
> Robin
> Shadlow
> Zone  8, OR
>
>
>
> From:
> dpmallen  tds.net  <dpmallen@tds.net>
> To:
> iris@hort.net
> Sent:  Sunday,  March
> 25, 2012 4:47 AM
> Subject: [iris]
>  Culture-weed killer that does not  kill iris
> Is there a good weed  killer that
> you can use on iris that  kills grass and
>  weed around iris, but not the iris?
> Thanks, Peggy   Harger-Allen
> zone  5
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