Dragons vs my garden

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Dragons vs my garden

Postby Bkayee » Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:29 pm

So I am wanting to plant a small garden in my back yard but I also have a huge weed problem so it has been sprayed back their many times with weed killer but not in the area where my garden will be. So I’m wondering how close is to close for the weed killer to soak up into my garden witch I’ll be growing greens for my little guys? I can get the exact distance it is but at the moment I have yet to measure. All information is welcomed thank you and happy holidays (:
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Re: Dragons vs my garden

Postby Gormagon » Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:22 am

Bkayee wrote:So I am wanting to plant a small garden in my back yard but I also have a huge weed problem so it has been sprayed back their many times with weed killer but not in the area where my garden will be. So I’m wondering how close is to close for the weed killer to soak up into my garden witch I’ll be growing greens for my little guys? I can get the exact distance it is but at the moment I have yet to measure. All information is welcomed thank you and happy holidays (:

It really depends on what product was used, most herbicides do not have a residual effect. The only one that does is Atrex and even then is only a 1/2 a year, there are a few more but these are the only ones that we use. The ones that do not require a private applicator license, are the ones that have little to no residual, ( RoundUp will become inert when it hits dirt).
Insecticides are a bit tricky, these are the ones to worry about!!!

I hope this helps.
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Re: Dragons vs my garden

Postby Bkayee » Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:47 am

Okaye. I’m using killzall weed killer and it’s only used this time of year to kill the weeds . But thank you ! Maybe I’ll put a raised bed in to be extra safe because it’s going to be used for 75% of my dragons food .
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Re: Dragons vs my garden

Postby Gormagon » Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:28 pm

Killzall is basically Roundup @ 41% glysophate. It has no residual effect.
Insecticides are more dangerous.
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Re: Dragons vs my garden

Postby Bkayee » Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:58 pm

Thank you !
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