When Is It Safe to Plant After Using Weed Killer?

Answer Residual soil activity of herbicides varies by the type of herbicide and the amount applied. Most commercially available weedkillers do not have a lasting negative effect on the soil. Always refer ... Read More »

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How Soon Can I Plant After Using Weed Killer?

Spraying weed killer is a very common way to deal with areas infested by weeds. Many people spray their gardens before planting time -- to remove unwanted growth and to make room for their chosen p... Read More »

How soon can I plant perennials after using weed killer?

Check the label of the weed-killing product you are using to make sure it doesn't affect the soil long-term. Most herbicides affect only treated vegetation and gardeners can plant perennials as soo... Read More »

Weed killer that does not kill ice plant?

Magnesium Chloride can be used to kill weeds in ice plant. The California Department of Transportation has a document at that says: "Magnesium... Read More »

When is it safe to spray junipers with weed killer?

You can spray a juniper with a weed killer at any time, but you need to be careful with the weed killer. Most weed killers also kill juniper plants, so spray carefully on the weeds, avoiding the pl... Read More »