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16 lb. Garden Weed Preventer Drum

  • Stop weeds before they start for up to 3 months, guaranteed
  • Safe around 200+ established flowers, veggies, trees & shrubs
  • Prevents new weeds from sprouting, eliminating hand-weeding
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Product Overview

Preen has always been the easy and effective way to prevent weeds. When gardeners start with Preen, they finish with pride. Preen products don't need to kill weeds because they eliminate them before they ever begin to grow.
  • Safe for use around over 200 established flowers, vegetables, trees and shrubs
  • 1 application prevents weeds up to 3 months
  • Water soluble
  • Stops weeds before they start
  • Note: Product may vary by store

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16 lb. Garden Weed Preventer Drum
16 lbs. Garden Weed Preventer31.3 lbs. Garden Weed Preventer
BrandPreenPreenPreen
Name16 lb. Garden Weed Preventer Drum16 lbs. Garden Weed Preventer31.3 lbs. Garden Weed Preventer
Price
$2909
$2909
$4813
Ratings
(1500)
(2317)
(2317)
Area of UseGardenGarden,Landscape BedGarden,Landscape Bed
Concentrated or Ready to UseReady to useReady to useReady to use
Weed TypeAnnual Bluegrass,Bitter Cress,Carpetgrass,Common Chickweed,Henbit,Kikuyu Grass,Knotweed,Lambsquarters,Lespedeza,Marestail,Mustard,Prostrate Spurge,Sandbur,Speedwell,Wood SorrelAnnual Bluegrass,Barnyardgrass,Broadleaf Signal Grass,Cheatgrass,Common Chickweed,Crabgrass,Florida Pusley,Foxtails,Goosegrass,Henbit,Knotweed,Lambsquarters,Pigweed,Puncture Vine,Russian Thistle,Sandbur,Stinging NettleAnnual Bluegrass,Barnyardgrass,Broadleaf Signal Grass,Cheatgrass,Common Chickweed,Crabgrass,Florida Pusley,Foxtails,Goosegrass,Henbit,Knotweed,Lambsquarters,Pigweed,Puncture Vine,Russian Thistle,Sandbur,Stinging Nettle
Extended ControlYesExtended ControlExtended Control
Application Type GranularGranular
Organic Non-OrganicNon-Organic
Emergent Type Pre-EmergentPre-Emergent
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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft)
2560
Product Depth (in.)
14
Product Height (in.)
14.5
Product Width (in.)
11.75

Details

Application Method
Apply granules to selected area, water in.
Area of Use
Garden
Bag Weight (lb.)
16
Concentrated or Ready to Use
Ready to use
Contact or systemic
Systemic
Container type
Pail
Equivalent ready to use amount
NA
Extended Control
Yes
Form
Granular
Returnable
90-Day
Safe for Edibles
Yes
Weed Type
Annual Bluegrass,Bitter Cress,Carpetgrass,Common Chickweed,Henbit,Kikuyu Grass,Knotweed,Lambsquarters,Lespedeza,Marestail,Mustard,Prostrate Spurge,Sandbur,Speedwell,Wood Sorrel

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 1,500 reviews
  • 96% recommend this product
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Fantastic
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought Preen for my front garden. Being disabled it is hard for me to weed. I'm so happy with the results of Preen,my garden is weedless and no pain for me from weeding. This is a fantastic product and I have recommended it to all my family and friends. Wish I would have used it the past years. Thank you for such a wonderful product.
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    A Lifesaver!
    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I began using Preen over 15 years ago when I decided to increase my flower beds. It was so difficult trying to control the weeds until I used Preen. With so many flower beds I needed a partner to help me weed and Preen became my new best friend!!! When I moved, I cried leaving behind all my beautiful gardens. So at my new home, I did the same thing. Began using Preen and have my old freind working with me again. I use it about 3-4 times per year in my beds and my weeding is minimal. I cant say enough about it! I have recommended Preen to my new daughter in law, as I help her begin her flower gardens. Thank you Preen♥
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      Results were what we needed!
      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We bought this for a garden in a county park in Michigan. We needed something to keep the weeds at bay as there are many things that fly around in the parks! Not only after 6 weeks were there only 3 weeds but the plants are growing nicely without weeds to cut them back!
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        A must
        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This product is excellent. Could not maintain my gardens without it. Kills the weeds without having to do anything. Saves me tons of work weeding so I have more time to enjoy the gardens. If you do any kind of gardening, this product is a must.
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          No Weeding
          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I use Preen in multiple shrub beds around my house and Koi pond and rarely have to pull a weed. Apply to mulch early spring and several times during the season.
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            • Recommended
            Preen Weed Preventer
            I have used this product & the one similar made by your company. I liked it & the difference it made compared to other products. As a Master Gardener I don't always get wooed by products & don't want more in my garage. I have not tried the other Preen products. Perhaps I will soon.
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              Awesome products
              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I buy this every year, because I know it works and I don't have a problem.
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                • Recommended
                It Works!
                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have used this for 3 years now and the weeds are gone...
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                  My Preen Poem
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Preen, you are supreme in killing the seeds! That stop the weeds from their dirty deeds. Preen helps cut my gardening time I surely lack, And it also saves me from getting an aching back. Preen is an absolute MUST for use in the early spring, Then enjoy your pretty garden and hear the birds sing!
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                    Preen works the best!
                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Preen Weed Preventer works so well in both my vegetable garden and my flower gardens. I used it at the beginning of the growing season and it works well all year long. I love this stuff!
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                      Mother always knows best
                      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I started using preen many years ago after spending hours weeding in my garden and also the garden in the park I volunteer for. My mom was in her 80's and told me that I was spending too much time weeding. She said get the weeds out and use Preen. So obeying her really gave me so much more time to just enjoy all the flowers. She used Preen long before I did and kept her garden until the age of 104 with help. She passed two years ago at the age of 107 and 8 months old.
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                        Weed Prevention
                        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] If you don't want to spend the hot summer months pulling weeds in your garden this is your answer. Follow the directions and pull all weeds and then sprinkler Preen and you are set for the season!!! Awesome product!
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                          Works great!
                          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought a bag of Preen Weed Preventer for the Garden to use in my vegetable garden and in some of my smaller flower gardens. I spread the Preventer as the instructions stated. I have used it around the vegetables without any problem. It has worked great.
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                            • Recommended
                            Family has used Preen as long as I can remember
                            [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] My Father swore by Preen Garden Weed Preventer. I remember helping him weed & spread Preen throughout our gardens every spring as a pre-teen & would help him as he aged as well. This is how I came to love gardening-flowers & vegetables, bonding with Dad. Dad has passed & I have my own gardens, I know I can trust Preen to help me maintain the weeds. Like clockwork, every spring I have Preen in my basket, memories if Dad, & cannot wait to enjoy my gardens instead of pulling weeds all the time.
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                              • Recommended
                              Use this to fill last year's Preen applicator. It includes a plastic shovel so it easy to refill ...
                              Use this to fill last year's Preen applicator. It includes a plastic shovel so it easy to refill the old applicator. However, its tricky to open the first time unless you see the word "Tear" subtly embossed in the red plastic cover on the top and do what it says.
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                              Nothing works better
                              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I mean NOTHING works better than Preen. I mean what more can I say!
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                                I love it!
                                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I've been using Preen for years and am very satisfied with how it works. I mulch in the spring and add Preen and am pretty set for most of the summer. I have lots of flower beds and it sure cuts down on the work.
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                                  • Recommended
                                  Weeds, weeds go away!
                                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Preen Weed Preventer is our go-to product to get our garden prepped for spring planting! We remove existing weeds first, apply a fresh layer of mulch or stones, plant new flowers and shrubs, and liberally sprinkle Preen Weed Preventer. It has NEVER harmed our landscaping and our plants thrive!
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                                    Expansive gardening made possible!
                                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Having expanded most of my 1/2 acre lot into a compilation of garden types Preen Weed Preventer makes it possible for me to enjoy my gardens with minimal weeding. When used in the fall it makes spring garden preparation much easier.
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                                      • Recommended
                                      A real back saver
                                      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have been using Preen for many years and I am so happy there is a product available that prevents all the thousands of maple seeds that flutter down into my flowerbeds every year from sprouting into a forest. I apply in early spring and there is no bending over and pulling trees anymore. It keeps my flowerbeds weed free and beautiful...Love it
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                                        Love Your Product
                                        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have used Preen with my landscaping at my cottage shade gardens. I would never be able to keep thing nearly as nice....thank you so very much!
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                                          Easy and Effective
                                          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Preen Garden Weed Preventer has saved so much work for me, I can't imagine doing without it. I apply it over our dry-laid slate walk and it keeps weeds from sprouting in the crevices between stones. It does a great job around perennials and annuals in my flower beds. This product lives up to its promises.
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                                            • Recommended
                                            Proof is in the pictures!
                                            [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Wow! I would never use anything but Preen in my courtyard bed (a work in progress). As you can see, I used Preen on the left side (East) and did not use on the right (West) as the rain came in and lasted for 3 days. Here are the pictures to prove that Preen really works!! Love it.
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                                              Weed killing perfection
                                              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have been using preen in my flower beds for years. It keeps flowers fed and weeds are dead. Works great on Petunias
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                                                • Recommended
                                                Couldn't garden without it!
                                                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Every spring and fall I faithfully spread Preen Garden Weed Preventer over my huge flowerbeds. I live right down the road from Cottonwood Park, and I found out the hard way: one year without Preen and all those fluffy, windblown cottonwood seeds sprouted into a veritable carpet of seedlings that took many hours of backbreaking work to eradicate. Preen lets me save my energy for the more enjoyable tasks of gardening.
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                                                  • Recommended
                                                  Weed preventer
                                                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Put it on a month ago and no weeds in my flower garden, wahooo
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                                                    • Recommended
                                                    BEST PRODUCT EVER!
                                                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have 2 acres and tons of flower bed and use Preen in spring to keep my weeding down to a minimum. More Time to play with my dogs. Really works! Also work in a Garden Center and recommend to all my customers. They come back later in the season to thank me.
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                                                      • Recommended
                                                      An absolute MUST!!!!
                                                      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Have been using PREEN for 15 years, at the recommendation of my brother, an urban forester for the city of Herndon, VA. Has been an absolute time-saver!!! I tried another brand - Miracle Grow one year - no comparison - soooo many weeds. I use PREEN on our 2 acre property in southwest PA...I apply every 3 months religiously. I really could not keep up without the help of this product.
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                                                        • Recommended
                                                        Nothing Else Compares!
                                                        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have use Preen Weed Preventer for my garden for many years before weeds emerge. It is the best product that I have found on the market to control weeds. This is a must have for any serious outdoor person who loves to garden.
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                                                          • Recommended
                                                          Awesome Product!
                                                          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I buy this weed preventer every year to control the weeds around my flower beds. I'm a garden enthusiast and plant flowers every spring. After I put the mulch down I sprinkle this product all over around the flowers and bushes. It's sooo easy and it works! Awesome control of weeds and stray grass. I would recommend this anyone!
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