You will use 27.5-37.5 fl. oz of 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide in 25 gallons of water.
3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide is recommended to applied to broadleaf weeds that are actively growing therefore it is used as a post emergent. Possible follow-up applications may be required for dense infestations of perennial and biennial weeds. Without knowing what specific type of weeds are you are want to treat as a pre and post emergent, we are unable to recommend a specific product. We do carry a product called Dimension 2EW Herbicide that provides preemergence and early postemergence control of crabgrass, and season-long control of crabgrass, goosegrass, foxtail, spurge and bluegrass annual (Poa annua). Please check the label for your specific weed you are wanting to control.
The 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide should be applied when it is between 65-80 degrees. 3 Way Max and other post-emergent herbicides will be most effective when the target weeds are young and actively growing.
Generally, pets need to be kept out of the area until 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide has time to dry completely. This could be anywhere between 1-3 hours.
When using 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide you will use between 2-4 pints per acre mixed in a sufficient water volume to ensure thorough coverage to the target weeds. On average you will use between 1 and 2 gallons of water per 1000 sq/ft when applying herbicides and you will need to calibrate your sprayer to the output that best fits your yard and application rate for your turf.
3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide would be good to use for dandelions as well as many other broadleaf weeds and can be used on buffalograss.
The amount of time it takes to start seeing results with a product such as 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide will depend on the health of the plant. It could take a few days or up to three weeks for harder to kill weeds. There are times when a second application is required.
The range is due to variations in spray equipment and in walking speeds. You can use 1.1 to 1.5 oz of 3 Way Max Herbicide per 1000 sq ft on Fescue, so it is fine to use 1.5 oz of 3 Way Max in 2 gallons of water as long as you are using that 2 gallons to treat at least 1000 sq ft.
3 Way Max is best applied when the target weeds are actively growing, on a non-windy day when rain is not expected for 24 hours and temperatures are between 65-85 degrees.