Ortho Groundclear- How Dangerous?
Apr 16, CaUbushleaning.bar CTL:4/16/03 1 Page 2 ORTHO GroundClear Total Vegetation Killer EPA Reg. No. DO NOT use on lawns, on or around fruits, vegetables, flowers, shrubs, trees, or over the root zone of shrubs or trees. Specially formulated for residential use. Aug 07, I recently got Ortho Ground Clear and Round Up confused in a sprayer and sprayed around several mature trees with Ground Clear in order to control weeds.
Should I be in high panic mode that these trees will die now?
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Thanks. Brian. O. olive LawnSite Senior Member. Location ft lauderdale, Fl. Aug 6, Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
As long as you are just doing the cracks, you should be ok.
The additional soil around the trunk can cause the bark to rot, leaving the tree susceptible to disease and insect infestation. If you want a raised bed, consider constructing an inside border one Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Don’t use rock as a ground cover around trees and shrubs. Half-inch to two-inch rock – often touted under the name “decorative rock” – is the worst possible choice for covering the ground around plant material for a wide variety of reasons.
We first saw rock used in this manner in the ’60s, and many homes across America can be dated by its use. Digging up sod or patches of grass by hand can clear the area around the tree. The top layer of grass plus the thatch, which will reach 1 or 2 inches beneath the soil surface, all need removing to.
can you out ground clear around trees