Preen 24-64070 Weed Preventer Plus Ant Flea & Tick Control, 4.25 Lb


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SKU: 11759811
MFG: 24-64070


Preen® Weed Preventer Plus Ant, Flea and Tick Control is designed specifically for use in the foundation beds that surround and beautify your home. In one step, Preen® Weed Preventer Plus Ant, Flea and Tick Control creates an effective home barrier that prevents new weeds from growing and kills more than a dozen listed insects on contact.

  • Size: 4.25 lb
  • Covers 1,000 sq.ft. For up to 4 months
  • Apply during growing season around established plants and transplants
  • Kills foraging ants before they can invade your home and kills biting fleas
  • Kills the ticks that may carry rocky mountain spotted fever and lyme disease.

Preen® doesn't kill weeds - it prevents new weeds by stopping weed seeds from rooting. No roots, no weeds, no weeding. With one easy application, this Preen® also kills foraging ants before they can invade your home and kills biting fleas before they latch onto your pets. Plus it kills the ticks that may carry Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.

Apply any time during the growing season around established plants and transplants in foundation, flower and landscape beds. See the product label for specifics. One bottle protects 1,000 square feet for up to 4 months. Preen®'s jug-handled bottle comes with a flip-top applicator cap, making it easy to spread the product granules evenly on top of mulch or garden soil. Reapply every four months for season-long protection.


When to Apply

  • Apply Preen®® Weed Preventer Plus Ant, Flea and Tick Control anytime during the growing season. Apply only around established plants and transplants. It should not be used on flower seeds, but may be used after flowering plants have germinated and are 2-3 inches tall. Since it does not kill existing weeds, you must first remove any weeds that have already begun to grow. To keep ornamental beds free all season long of listed weeds and insects, reapply this product every 4 months.

How to Apply

  • Sprinkle the product granules evenly over soil or mulch in flower and landscape beds. Apply when plants are dry so granules don't stick to foliage. If stray granules land on foliage, dry brush them off. It's very important to water the product in, or apply just prior to rain. Water activates both the weed preventer and the insect killer. Do not water to the point of soil run-off. Once activated by watering in, this product forms a barrier in the top layer of soil or mulch to prevent listed weed seeds from germinating. The product will also kill listed insects that enter the treated bed on contact. This is a surface insect control product — do not apply to insect mounds or tunnels. Disturbance to the soil surface after activation may result in erratic control.

Applying with Mulch

  • For best control of listed weeds and insects, we recommend applying Preen®® Weed Preventer Plus Ant, Flea and Tick Control on top of mulch. Spread a layer of mulch on your flower and shrub beds, then sprinkle the product on top. Water the product into the mulch to activate. Always brush off stray granules from plant foliage as it may burn or discolor the leaves.
  • This Product Is Not For Use On Vegetable Gardens Or Lawns. It Is Not For Direct Application To Insect Mounds Or Tunnels.
  • This is not the product label. Always read and follow directions on the product label. Use only as directed.

Insects Controlled:

  • Annual Bluegrass Weevils (Hyperodes) (Adult)
  • Ants
  • Imported Fire Ants (Adult)
  • Armyworms
  • Billbugs (Adult)
  • Crickets
  • Cutworms
  • Black Turfgrass Ataenius (Adult)
  • Centipedes
  • Chinch Bugs
  • Earwigs
  • Fleas (Adult)
  • Fleas (Larvae)
  • Grasshoppers
  • Leafhoppers
  • Mealybugs
  • Millipedes
  • Mole Cricket (Adult)
  • Mole Cricket (Nymph)
  • Sod Webworm
  • Ticks (including ticks that may transmit Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted fever)

Weeds Controlled:

  • Annual Bluegrass (Poa Annua)
  • Annual Ryegrass (Lolium Multiflorum)
  • Barley
  • Barnyardgrass (Echinochloa Crus-Galli)
  • Bittercress (Cardamine)
  • Black Medic (Medicago Lupulina)
  • Brome (Bromus Spp.)
  • Buttercup (Ranunculus Californicus)
  • Carolina Geranium (Geranium Carolinianum)
  • Carpetweed (Mollugo Verticillata)
  • Chickweed (Stellaria Media)
  • Corn Speedwell (Veronica Arvensis)
  • Creeping Woodsorrel (Oxalis Corniculata)
  • Crowfoot Grass (Dactyloctenium Aegyptium)
  • Dallisgrass (Paspalum Dilatatum)
  • Garden Spurge
  • Goosegrass (Eleusine Indica)
  • Green Foxtail (Setaria Viridis)
  • Henbit (Lamium Amplexicaule)
  • Kikuyu Grass (Pennisetum Clandestinum)
  • Lambsquarters (Chenopodium Album)
  • Large Crabgrass (Digitaria Sanguinalis)
  • Lespedeza (Lespedeza Cuneata)
  • London Rocket (Sisymbrium Irio)
  • Marestail (Conyza Canadensis)
  • Mustard (Brassica Spp.)
  • Parsley Piert (Aphanes Spp.)
  • Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium Perenne)
  • Pineappleweed (Matricaria Discoidea)
  • Prostrate Knotweed (Polygonum Aviculare)
  • Prostrate Spurge (Euphorbia Supina)
  • Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea)
  • Redroot Pigweed (Amaranthus Retroflexus)
  • Sandbur (Cenchrus Spp.)
  • Shepherd's Purse (Capsella Bursa-Pastoris)
  • Smooth Crabgrass (Digitaria Ischaemum)
  • Smutgrass (Sporobolus Indicus)
  • Southern Crabgrass (Digitaria Ciliaris)
  • Spotted Spurge (Chamaesyce Maculata)
  • Wild Oat (Avena Fatua)
  • Yellow Foxtail (Setaria Glauca)
  • Yellow Wood Sorrel (Oxalis Corniculata)