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Which total weedkiller

hi all

ive a client with a driveway, it's got  walling each side around 50m long 

70% gravel 30% bare soil, grasses and weeds every season 

thought of strimming it down then applying  a weedkiller may be twice

a year would that keep it down (the grass mainly) if so what would you use

ive got some round up 480 here....?


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    Use Roundup.

  • PRO

    You could also use a Residual  at the end of the season, or in early Spring - that should knock off the seedlings as they come through

  • strimming with gravel could be hazardous!

  • Chikara mixed with the Roundup will keep an area clear for the rest of the year.  If the weedgrowth is very dense, the Chikara won't reach the soil surface and won't work very well.  If thats the case, I'd spray with the Roundup first,  strim/mow the area once everything has died off.......... clearing the excessive "cuttings" to expose the soil surface and treat with Chikara.  Its pricey stuff but goes a long way. 

  • put the weed killer on a week before you strim them off otherwise you will have nothing to take up the weed killer and it will not work 

  • PRO Supplier

    Hi Mark,

    Applying a residual such as Clayton Apt (flazasulfuron  - like Chikara) now will be most effective before the weeds really grow too tall and take over. That keeps it clear until a repeat application in late summer. Tank mix it with a total weedkiller like Roundup if there are weeds showing, or use it on its own.


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