Return to the Seed Exchange Forum | Post a Follow-Up


Posted by gunnysack z6ks (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 19, 08 at 11:46

Does anyone have a formula to kill weeds....something non-toxic and not there such a thing?


Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Weeds

  • Posted by dorisl 5 NW Chicago burbs (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 19, 08 at 12:31

vinegar works sometimes, but you have to be careful not to get it on anything else and not too much in the soil.

RE: Weeds

If you are killing weeds on paved areas, dumping boiling water on the weeds may work well.

personally, I find the best non-chemical weed control is lots of mulching- to prevent the weeds from growing in the first place. :)

RE: Weeds

i love this one!! i'm gonna try it!!
another one
and that's about all i have found usefull. LOL ~Medo

RE: Weeds

you could burn them using a torch. i havent done it yet but want to, need a torch! lol
i may try the boiled water. should work the same in burning the roots as a torch.
i have a rock pathway that needs somthing done.
ill have to check out your links medo:)

RE: Weeds

hope they work. i've been doing the square foot method. and i tell ya, i am loving the idea of no weeds!! and i spent zero on all the stuff that your supposed to. tabor asked the city guy to haul some dirt in, and then i used manuer, and grass clippings, so its going great!! another one is just grass clippings, manuer and some of the left over dirt from the winter sowing. and still very little quack grass it only finds the way in where i forgot to close it off really well. no weeds though. i'm loving this!! best of all! NO DANDILIONS!!!! LOL ~Medo

RE: Weeds

if you're trying to kill a large area and don't have to worry about plants, you can use black plastic over the area. It will heat up in direct sun and bake the weeds with no sunlight. It works great during the summer.

I haven't found a home method that works as well as the commerical mixes.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Please Note: Only registered members from the U.S. are able to post messages here (this may be indicated by the title of the forum. All exchanges not indicated otherwise are restricted to those living in the U.S.)

If you are a member from an area mentioned above, please log in.

Return to the Seed Exchange Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here