The Dominion 2L can be used as a systemic application to roses and other plants for thrips and it would do a great job. If you have a heavy population of them though, you may find that you need to do a foliar application
Simply pouring a termiticide such as Dominion 2L around the foundation will not provide ample protection from termites. There is no guarantee how deep the product will absorb into the ground, and you need a termiticide at least 6 inches deep for termite protection. Another option would be to create holes using a rod or dowel that is at least 6-12 inches deep every 12 - 18 inches, then you would still be appling 4 gallons of solution per 10 feet by pouring the product evenly into each hole.
Otherwise, bait stations such as the Advance Termite Bait Stations are placed 2-4 feet out from the structure, outside the dripline of the roof.
Dominion 2L is not labeled for use on edible plants and any food plants treated with the product should be discarded.
In general Dominion 2L Termiticide Concentrate
Dominion 2L is not labeled for fleas or ticks. For flea and tick infestations consider using our Outdoor/indoor flea kit which contains the insecticide Onslaught and the Insect Growth Regulator Martins IGR. The combination of a good long-lasting insecticide and an insect growth regulator is needed to eliminate flea and tick infestation.
Dominion 2L is not labeled for fleas or ticks.
Night crawlers is in the same family of earthwroms which are known to be mostly beneficial creatures. There is not a product on the market labeled for earthworms (night crawlers)
Due to the high water table and potential for regular flooding in the state of Louisiana, most of the soil termiticides such as Dominion 2L are not for use in the soil in that state. This means only unique and safer formulations that wont get into the water are allowed, or bait stations in instances where liquids are not the preferred option. The two main termiticides that are not restricted to soil use in Louisana are
Live Trapping and eliminating the food source are both good methods to eradicating Armadillos and other turf insect predators from your lawn.
You should not apply any termiticide, including Dominion when it is below freezing or when temperatures are above 80 degrees. We suggest treatment in the morning or late in the evening when rainfall is not expected the day of and the day following application.
If you are seeking a pre-treat prior to concrete being poured,
Dominion 2L would not work for elm bark beetles as it would not reach to the areas of the trees these beetles infest.
In Louisiana you are limited due to the high water tables and constant risk of flooding from hurricanes and other weather patterns there is too much risk for most products such as Dominion 2L Termiticide to move and contaminate drinking water or water where aquatic life would be found. Phantom Termiticide is the lowest risk option
Dominion 2L Termiticide is not labeled for use in containerized plants at all, so it could not be applied to your roses in pots. You could use a granule such as Hi-Yield Systemic Granules for containerized plants. For a 16 inch pot, you would apply 1/2 C of granules and apply at the first sign of insect activity and at 8 week intervals during the growing season. Please refer to the product label for complete application instructions.