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Garden Sprayer Indicator Dye - All you need to know

3d-man-watering-can2When lawn owners make liquid or chemical applications to their lawn, they are faced with a big dilemma - how can they mark where they have sprayed already?

Professional Turf Managers have been using Spray Pattern Indicator Dyes for decades but these have never been widely available before to the amateur lawn owner. 

Turf Managers also use what is called a foam bout marker on their large sprayers which leaves a trace blob of foam down the travelled run of the fairway so that the operator can match up with the last pass on the return run.  The foam soon disappears after an hour via sunlight.

For smaller areas where a trolley sprayer or knapsack are used to apply a lawn treatment, indicator dyes which are a non-permenant dyes which gets added in small quantities to the spray solution so that the spray solution comes out green or blue onto the grass to leave a visual trace on the grasses or gravel pathway where the operator has applied the product.

The dye is a harmless blue colourant that has been specially developed to indicate exactly where the pesticide or fertiliser has been applied. This significantly reduces over lapping, missed areas, and prevents striping and scorching whilst greatly reducing chemical wastage.

A spray colourant will allow you to see where you have sprayed, where you have missed, where you should not have sprayed, when your sprayer is clean and in the unlikely event, where you may have contaminated yourself.  So many benefits in one product!

Use at the rate of just 3 ml per per 1 litre of spray solution.  More dye may be added to the garden sprayer if required.  Use with all liquid garden horticultural treatment products on turf, pathways, vegetation (not petals).  For us in all garden sprayers and knapsacks.

The spray dye really takes the hard work matching up and guess work out and will save you money right away.

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