Weed killer for lawns comes either ready mixed and ready to use or in a concentrate for dilution with water.
NB Scotts have renamed Verdone as Weedol Lawn Weedkiller. Just as good but now a confusing name!
For complete weed control a concentrate will do as good a job as ‘ready to use’ and vice versa. Use them according to the kind of treatment required. You may have noticed that weed killers are not made of the same chemicals. A lawn weed killer is a carefully selected group of active ingredients designed to kill a certain group of creeping and broad leaved weeds. Not all weed killers will kill all your lawn weeds hence you need to use a range of active ingredients to give yourself the best chance of good weed control. We have therefore selected two groups of weed killers that offer the broadest range of active ingredients so that if one doesn’t kill a certain weed the other may do. Use one group of chemicals for ‘full lawn treatment’ and the other group for ‘spot treatment’. If you only need to ‘spot treat’ then have two different ones on hand or when one runs out buy a different one to replace it.
When treating new lawns the manufacturers have the following recommendations:
Hopefully it goes without saying that growth should be good and the grass healthy before applying weed killer to the grass and weeds.
Weed killers are herbicides; a type of pesticide used to kill plants. Insecticides and fungicides are also pesticides. When using pesticides always read the label and use them safely.
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Deliveries need to be signed for though our carrier is authorised to leave goods with a close neighbour if you are out. If you want to take responsibility for your delivery being left safely at your address or with a named close neighbour or prevent goods being left with a neighbour then you can use the 'Leave Safe' instruction when you fill in your order details. This does not apply to Royal Mail.
Warning: Leave safe relies on your delivery driver reading your instructions on the parcel label which sometimes can be hit and miss! For a reliable outcome also enter instructions via the carriers delivery email or app.
These can be unreliable therefore we cannot accept responsibility for goods that are delivered to 'drop shops' or collection points. If you arrange for your order to be sent to one then you become responsible for the delivery and collection of your order from the time you advise our carrier to make such a delivery.
If a delivery fails due to an incorrect address, refusal to accept delivery or none collection from customer nominated drop shops or delivery points AND the goods are sent back to us by the carrier then you will be refunded your order value in full less the delivery and return costs. This also applies when cancelling your order due to being notified of additional carriage charges owing to an incorrect address being given at the time of ordering.
You must inspect and report by email any damage to goods or errors within 24 hours of delivery otherwise the carrier has the right to deny responsibility. You must take pictures of the packaging, package label and damage to goods to aid your claim and keep all packaging until the claim is concluded. We are then only too happy to take appropriate steps to correct the problem quickly and at no charge.
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Any item that is faulty should be notified within 24 hours. We will then replace or refund whichever is required or most appropriate. If goods are needed to be returned you should undertake this and we will refund you our standard carriage charge on receipt. Please see Returns below for more details.
On rare occasions you may want to return an item. We will do everything to assist in this matter but it is your responsibility for ensuring we are notified of this by email any time up to 14 calendar days after the day on which the goods were received. You then have a further 14 days in which to return the goods. A full refund will be made, including delivery charges if applicable, subject to the criteria below:-
Return Address: Lawnsmith Ltd, 1A The Depot, Silcoates Street, Wakefield. WF2 0DX. Returns Form & Label
Refunds will be made promptly and normally within 3 days of receipt and inspection of the returned goods. If you have doubts that goods are suitable for returning please email us prior to returning them.
We reserve the right to substitute a similar suitable product of equal or greater value should the item ordered be unavailable. In extreme conditions such as during pandemics we will credit unavailable items without notification if a substitiution is unavailable.
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