PREVENT!

Crabgrass Preventer and Lawn Fertilizer

Steps 1 & 3 – PREVENT is the best way to kill crabgrass and green up spring lawns. Grass Pad’s spring fertilizer contains professional strength crabgrass pre-emergent. Prevent is formulated especially for the mid-west lawns for maximum protection against annual grassy weeds and promote healthy grass. 

Prevent Crabgrass with Pre-emergent Herbicide

Coverage

Prevent is available in 5,000 sq/ft, 10,000 sq/ft, and 15,000 sq/ft bags to help you get full coverage.

When to Apply

Apply first Spring coverage of Prevent Mid-March to Mid-April and repeat 8-10 weeks later.

How to Apply

Apply with a broadcast or rotary spreader. Apply 1/2″ of water immediately after application. 

How Often

Season long Crabgrass control and prevention requires two applications 8-10 weeks apart.

Features

Keeps out grassy weeds like crabgrass and foxtail, while encouraging Spring turf growth. Combination of fast and slow release fertilizers strengthens grass plants to fight Spring and Summer weed pressure. The Grass Pad Idiot Proof Prevent two application formula is more forgiving if slightly over applied from inaccurate measurements, uncalibrated fertilizer spreaders, or operator error. 20#, 40#, 60# NPK 25-2-2

Be Aware: Do Not Overseed areas after using Prevent.  The pre-emergent herbicide will remain active in the soil 8-10 weeks preventing grass seeds & crabgrass seeds from germinating. Do Not Apply Prevent over areas where grass seed has been dormant seeded and has not germinated.

See Related: Spot Repairs After Prevent Applications

See Related: Spring Seeding or Dormant Seeding?

 

Benefits

Gives your lawn an early green-up and eliminates crabgrass before it can take over the lawn. Prevent is Step #1 and Step #3 of Uncle’s Idiot Proof Lawn Care Program. University tested and preferred by most industry professionals, the two application formula in Prevent provides the best all-season control against invasive crabgrass, foxtail and other annual grassy weeds.

Spreader Settings for PREVENT!

 

Spreader Brand Setting
EARTHWAY BROADCAST 14
SPKYKER BROADCAST 4.25
SCOTTS EASY GREEN (EG-3) 27
SCOTT’S SPEEDY GREEN(SG-3) 6
SCOTT’S DELUXE 6
SCOTT’S (1000 – 2000 – 3000) 7

Spreader settings shown here are approximate for new equipment. Your spreader may need calibration, due to differences in terrain, walking speed, an equipment condition. Calibrate your spreader before use to ensure the correct application rate. Can’t find your spreader on the bag? Call 1-800-922-4100  

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