Sprinkle Preen Vegetable Garden Weed Preventer evenly over the entire soil surface, at the rate of 5 lbs. per 250 sq. ft. If you choose, you can use twice the recommended rate for even better control with no fear of burning your plants. Rake lightly into the soil then immediately water the top
1 – 2 inches of soil to activate the product.
When to Apply:
Apply Preen Vegetable Garden Weed Preventer anytime during the growing season around established vegetables, herbs, and fruits. Since this product does not kill existing weeds, you must first remove any that have already begun to grow. By applying Preen Vegetable Garden Weed Preventer as early as possible, you can eliminate the need for hand weeding. Reapply every 4 – 6 weeks.
Since Preen Vegetable Garden Weed Preventer only inhibits sprouting seeds, it can be used with confidence around established plants. However, do not apply on newly seeded areas. When your vegetable sprouts have true leaves and are 2 – 3 inches tall, it is safe to apply this product even up to the day of harvest.