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How to use a backpack or handheld sprayer to kill weeds – 5 top tips

By 30th March 2022No Comments

Watch our guide to effective weed spraying using your backpack or handheld sprayer.

We look at 5 top tips for ensuring you are getting your weed-killing products where they need to go.

Learn how to:

1. Avoid overspraying

  • Dosing
  • Flow control
  • Nozzle selection
  • Calibrate

2. Select the right sprayer type

  • Hand-held sprayers
  • Compression sprayers
  • Backpack sprayer
  • High-pressure sprayers

3. Use accessories to save time

  • Booms
  • Lances

4. Keep it accurate

  • Right nozzles flat fan verse cone
  • Weed shields
  • Wind factors

5. Select a quality sprayer

  • Reduce leaks
  • Improve accuracy
  • Less blockage (filtration)
  • Easier to operate (smoother action)
  • More comfortable