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Hey there crew ,

As spring gets closer its getting time to spray for bindies and weeds

  Do you guys make your mix as per the instructions , or do you make it stronger ?

I'm using a dish washing liquid in the mix ...Do any of you also use a de-foamer ?

I was thinking of using carpet cleaning de-foamer (britax)....but not sure if this would be bad for the grass..

 

And when do you guys spray? 

 

I'm thinking of spraying customers in August ..

 

Cheers, Greg


Posted 15 July 2018 - 02:08 PM

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I do my own as required, but customers are starting to book in from now on, problem over here is dodging the rain.

 

I add a bit more for good measure plus biodegradable dish washing detergent and blue die.


Posted 15 July 2018 - 03:35 PM

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start spraying now; l wouldn't go more than 10% over the recommended rate; you only want a few drops of detergent.....spray in the morning as early as possible


Posted 15 July 2018 - 03:41 PM

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I do my own as required, but customers are starting to book in from now on, problem over here is dodging the rain.

 

I add a bit more for good measure plus biodegradable dish washing detergent and blue die.

I like the idea of the blue dye...  where do you get that from ?

 

start spraying now; l wouldn't go more than 10% over the recommended rate; you only want a few drops of detergent.....spray in the morning as early as possible

Thanks , good advice !


Posted 15 July 2018 - 05:39 PM

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you can usually get the dye tablets from the coop or where you buy your poisons.
I use detergent or complain oil as a wetting agent for clover, as the spray just beads up and can blow off with wind making the kill not so good.
Posted 15 July 2018 - 06:44 PM

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Canola oil not complain
Posted 15 July 2018 - 06:45 PM

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May I ask what weed killer are you using?


Posted 15 July 2018 - 08:24 PM

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Ignore my ignorance in the above query....I didnt read the heading...aaarg   Duh!


Posted 15 July 2018 - 08:26 PM

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how long does it take to get results ?  

I sprayed a customers lawn about a month ago...  still not the kill rate I was hoping for.!!

I'm guessing things will be better when the growing season is here...


Posted 03 August 2018 - 09:38 PM

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Thanks Grae....   Good info mate

Cheers


Posted 05 August 2018 - 05:40 AM

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Don't put it in those PVC tube weed stick dab brushes, the carrier solvent softens and eventually melts the PVC!


Yep I bought 20 lt Kamba m it was in steel drum , it rotted the bottom out of it in 12 months .now the put it in plastic must be special stuff cause it’s been ok for two years now.
Posted 05 August 2018 - 07:02 AM

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Totally fine to spray Kamba on kikuyu but not buffalo .
Posted 05 August 2018 - 07:18 PM

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in what situation would I use Kamba and not Bin-die ?


Posted 05 August 2018 - 09:17 PM

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ok...I more confused than what I was in the first place...lol

 Why would I use a product like Kamba ?


Posted 05 August 2018 - 10:25 PM

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In my experiences dicamba kills bindi eye better than bromoxynil , it’s cheaper and kill far more weed varieties . I wouldn’t spray it around veggie gardens or on buffalo , although 20 years back they said it was safe for buffalo if only spray annually .i think the soft leafs are not as tough as the old buffs.anyway it’s horses for courses . I never had issue spraying it originally it was called banvel m until Nufarm took over the rights.no poisons are 100 % sage and should be used sparingly . Best is to cut lawns 10-15 mil higher than normal and choke weeds out.
Posted 06 August 2018 - 06:15 AM

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still on topic
Monsanto was laid to rest recently (07/07/2018).
Following its sale to Bayer/BASF the Monsanto name will no longer be used.
The monster grows larger!
like to know more…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsanto
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BASF
 
Looks like they won the war after all.


USA been killing off all GMO crops for years now , every time there’s a spike in glysophate prices , it’s mass usage in America wiping out millions of acres in gmo . They have realised their mistakes but as you say capitalism is in control. I don’t eat cerials , they are killing more people with sugar than cigarettes and alcohol will ever , get the governments won’t do a thing about taxing sugar contant .
Posted 06 August 2018 - 06:21 AM

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Hey guys....what am I doing wrong ??

 

I'm getting terrible results to be honest......  most the weeds do die...but new ones appear straight away !!!   like I've never even been there !

I'm mixing 200ml of Bindie with a 18 ltr sprayer

Should I make it a stronger mix ? ..

 

Ive had better results with a bottle of weed n feed....lol

 

what do you guys do?


Posted 14 September 2018 - 06:25 PM

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200ml to 18l....its a wonder you haven't killed everything

60ml to 15l mate, you often need a fortnight follow up spray, and don't mow for  4days after spraying (or 4 days prior to spraying)


Posted 14 September 2018 - 08:07 PM

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200ml to 18l....its a wonder you haven't killed everything

60ml to 15l mate, you often need a fortnight follow up spray, and don't mow for  4days after spraying (or 4 days prior to spraying)

haha... Sorry....That was a typo...  :D 

I'm mixing 100ml per 18lts in a sprayer

 

On the data sheet its says .."SPRAYER: Use 30 mL per 5-10 L of water per 50 sqm"


Posted 14 September 2018 - 09:05 PM

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Hey Ando , try putting some dishwasher liquid in your mix , sometimes clovers and other waxy weeds the poison doesn’t stick well so a wetting agent is required. Also spraying too early in the season , whilst it’s still too cold for good grass growth allows weeds to regerminate . Bindis can sometimes need a second hit .
Posted 15 September 2018 - 10:08 AM




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