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Re: conditions

can you weed eat a path through it until conditions are right for spraying?

On 6/6/10, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> It's either Mama Bear or Papa Bear around here; never seems to be Baby
> Bear's turn.
> I don't mind clover in a lawn and don't bother doing anything about it
> until it reaches threatening levels.  If it looks like it's going to take
> over and destroy the lawn, a little weed b gone does the trick, though with
> clover it usually takes 2 apps.   I've had a patch in the back yard slowly
> spreading the past few years and I knew I'd have to do something this year.
>  This spring, it suddenly pulled out all the stops and grew with a vengence.
> Instead of hugging the ground, it was leaping a foot high (only a slight
> exaggeration)  with leaves 5 x (no exaggeration) the normal size.  It's
> time.  It's been time for months now.
> This area is in a direct line of travel from the backyard to the front.  In
> April I'm traipsing thru there too much to be spraying it.  In May, it
> rained (can't spray if it will rain the next day) until toward the end of
> the month when it suddenly turned 90 degrees (can't spray over 85)  The heat
> came down again, but only because it rained again.  But now it's in the 70s
> and the rain is past us, so I can spray - except that it is so windy, I
> don't dare.  With all the moisture it just keeps growing so I have to mow,
> knowing I'd rather have it longish to grab more herbicide.  It's June now
> and I've read that it's going to be a hot summer.  How soon will the 90s
> return?
> So what would you do?  This is a tough area to maneuver around, but I can
> do it.  It's just the damned "conditions".
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
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zone 8A

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