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Homemade Natural Weedkiller
About a year ago I found a good recipe for a natural weedkiller which
Can I Leave Wild Strawberry Plants in Vegetable Garden?
I have just raked my veggie garden out so that I can start planting soon. I discovered that under all those leaves and pine needles I have lots of wild strawberries growing. If I leave them and plant my veggies, will they bother the veggies at all?
Getting Rid of Sand Burrs
We live on 1 acre of sandy soil that is over-run with sand burrs. We do have some patchy spots with very little grass. Should we start by fertilizing and building up the turf or can we go ahead and start with pre-emergent? I would like to try using corn gluten meal.
Will a Systemic Weedkiller Harm Other Garden Plants?
I am using a systemic weed killer to kill briars; will this also kill plants such as day lilies, flowers, etc.?
Getting Rid of Thorn Bushes
Can anyone help me with a home recipe to kill thorn bushes? It is really a problem and getting out of hand.
How do I kill off ivy?
Clearing a Neglected Yard of Ivy and Blackberries
I used to be a professional gardener. My friend's back yard has plum and apricot trees, but they are neglected and I am trying to maintain the lawn. The ivy is climbing the trees and the blackberries have taken over about 60% of the yard. What do I do about this?
Getting Rid of Brush Growing in the Yard
How do I get rid of brush growing in my yard?
How Can I Kill Grass in a Perennial Peanut Bed?
How can I kill grass in a perennial peanut bed?
Molasses For Nut Grass Prevention
How functional is liquid molasses diluted with water as a nut grass repellent and when applied how long will it take before results?Thank-you.
Getting Rid of Water Grass
Help please. Our yard has become overgrown with watergrass! It seems to be the only thing that keeps on growing. What do we use to get rid of it? We try to use green ideas as much as possible, but sometimes we resort to chemicals.All help is very much appreciated
Controlling Onion Weed
How do I control onion weed?
Getting Rid of Rosebay Willowherb Weeds
Any tips on how to kill the rosebay willowherb weed, that has colonized an overgrown garden I have recently acquired?
How Do I Get Rid of Broadleaf Weeds?
What is the best way to get rid of dandelions and plantain?
What Can I Spray to Get Rid of Pachysandra?
I am trying to get rid of pachysandra. I am digging it out. I want to spray something on afterward to help kill any residual, but also want to be able to plant in October (fall). What can I use?
Home Remedies for Crab Grass
I am looking for home remedies for crab grass and weeds that won't kill normal grasses like fescue.
Getting Rid of Potato Vine
Does anyone know how to get rid of a weed called "potato vine"? It grows, it seems like everywhere and is really hard to kill. I've dug up alot of it, but it manages to come back. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Getting Rid of Japanese Knotweed
I have a lot, too much Japanese knotwood growing on a huge bank that I need to get rid of forever, cheaply. Does someone have any ideas how I can do this successfully?
Keeping Weeds Out of Ground Cover
Does anyone have any suggestions for keeping weeds from invading my thick Vinca beds which surround the many trees on my property?
Large Area Weed Killer
We have just bought a 1500 square meter property in Bulgaria. Unfortunately, it has about 1200 square meters worth of weeds I've never seen before. They are huge and scary. Does anyone have suggestions of a fast weeding?
Reseeding Lawn After Killing Weeds
If I use 1 pound of salt and 1 gallon of vinegar to kill weeds in grass how long before I can re-seed?
Getting Rid of Weeds in Grass
Is there any quick home remedy to get rid of weeds from the grass?
Use Rug Runners As A Weed Blocker
Use old rug runners around where you don't want the weeds to grow through, and put mulch over it. It works great! No weeds grow through that. I use them around my house, where I just wanted certain plants to grow.
Organic Weed Killer
I moved into a new house during the winter. Summer has revealed that the yard is just full of weeds. They are taking over. I want to sterilize the soil, but organically and cheaply. Any suggestions?
Cayratia Japonica Taking Over My Garden
How do I kill the Cayratia japonica vine that is taking over my garden? It is related to the Virginia Creeper, but is very invasive and regular weed killers act as vitamins for it.
Keeping Grass Out of Rock Garden
What can I use to keep grass out of my rock gardens? It is difficult for me to get down on my knees anymore.
Getting Rid of Mare's Tail Weed
How do you get rid off the weed Mare's Tail?
Research Shows Weeds Becoming Resistant to...
Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum, non-selective herbicide commonly used on perennial plants including grasses, sedges, and broad-leaved weeds. Most gardeners have either heard of glyphosate or used herbicides that contain it in their gardens.
Getting Rid Of Invasive Ferns
How do I safely rid my yard of invasive ferns?0
Getting Rid Of Milkweed
I need to get rid of Milkweed. I tried to cut it down but it grew back. As you see, I even tried to break it.
Using Beet Juice To Kill Weeds
I was wondering if anyone had used beet juice to kill weeds. If so did it work and how do you make it?
Getting Rid of Lesser Celandine
Can anyone tell me a foolproof and organic way of eradicating lesser celandine from my lawn? Also any suggestions what to grow in its place as grass doesn't take very well (the area's too shady). Will have to put some paving down (where tree roots allow) but need some ideas what to plant around it.
Getting Rid of Weeds To Plant Ground Cover
Can you tell me, do I have to remove the roots of weeds or can I just cut them down? I had spent hours breaking my back last yr digging up the weeds out of my flower beds and cannot bear to do it again, now with neck problems etc.
Getting Rid Of Rag Weed
How do I get rid of rag weed in my yard? It spreads by both roots and seed. I pull one up and two replace it, hoe it and same thing.
Removing Grass From Ground Cover
I have some large garden beds that have grass growing up through the ground cover. In fact, the grass is now higher than the ground cover and some of the gardenia shrubs. Does anyone have an idea for me to kill the grass without me having to pull out all the ground cover?
How do I get rid of Knot weed?
Control of Broadleaf Weeds in the Lawn
A well maintained lawn is an integral part of an attractive home landscape. Unfortunately, dandelion, plantain, and other perennial broadleaf weeds can become problems.
Alternatives to using Roundup and other commercial brands. It would be tempting to go on an extended tirade about the consequences of using synthetic chemicals like Roundup on your yard and garden, but I won't.
Natural Weed Control
Natural recipes or products that will kill weeds and not grass. Tips from the ThriftyFun community.
Weeds From Neighbor's Property
Whom do I talk to about weeds growing onto my property from my neighbors' property?
Getting Rid of Couch Grass
I think most of our backyard is covered in couchgrass. Is there any way I can get rid of it quickly without having to dig it all up by hand and without killing the rest of the yard by smothering it?
Rock Salt vs. Salt
I would like to know if "rock salt" will work in the homemade weed killer recipes that call for salt. Or is table salt the best choice?
Getting Rid of Lambsquarter
I need information on how to eliminate lambsquarter from our garden. The last two years it seems to always take over. I thought we would be OK this year because a farmer said it probably started when last year we put a lime product with fertilizer in it on the garden.
Thick Webs on My Pear Tree
My pear trees have thick webs that cover parts of branches. I have been told they are probably a worm of some sort but not sure what kind or how to get rid of them.
I have millions of clover flowers (I guess you would call them that) on my yard. How do I get rid of them? Round up eats the grass.
Alfalfa Flakes For Mulching
On the subject of mulching to control weeds, I would like to add that flakes (or the two to four inch thick sheets that naturally peel off a bale) of alfalfa hay work very, very well.
Living With Dandelions Poem
Though we dug them out and sprayed 'em And we mowed 'em into shreds A poem . . .
How do you kill scallions?
How can I get rid of climbing ivy?
How can I get rid of climbing ivy? It is growing all over one wall of the house and I have noticed it coming into the house through a crack in the wall.
Is This Weed Killer Safe For Pets
Is the vinegar, salt and soap weed killer harmful to pets? I would like to try it on my paved area however my puppy is likely to lick the area.
Getting Rid of Pachysandra
How do you kill Pachysandra?
Weeds Growing Up Through Pebbles
I have just read your answer to strong weedkiller (salt, water and white vinegar). My garden is covered in pebbles and the growth from under is terrible even though I have the ground covered with a mesh like cover. Will it be ok to use this solution on pebbles?
My Yard is Just Weeds
I have a yard with just weeds -- I have very little money--what can I do? I live in the Western plain country -- water is expensive and area is very dry.
Herbs Spreading Like Weeds
We bought a house and had herb gardens that have started spreading. How can you kill these herbs without harming native plants and soil?
Getting Rid of Pesky Vines
I would like to know how to get rid of pesky vines that rap around all the flowers in my garden. Anyone out there have any ideas?
Baking Soda for Weeds?
I have read that baking soda can be used to kill weeds. Is this safe to use in an area where you will be planting later in the future? Is there a wait period? I want to use it along a fence.
Clearing Ground with Household Chemicals
I'm looking into means of clearing of weeds, shrubs, poison Oak and Ivy, and other nuisance plants on an older property using agents that:
I Need Help Identifying Weeds
We just recently moved into a new home. The home already has a garden. But I am not sure how to identify actual weeds and actual garden items.
How to Control Poison Ivy
Poison ivy is found throughout southern Canada and most of the United States except Alaska and Hawaii. It is readily found along road sides, fences, railroads, and streams. But it can also be found in your own back yard. It is planted there in bird droppings from the birds who eat the berries of the plant.
Large Area Weed Control In Arizona
Does anyone have a good idea for large area weed control? I live in Arizona where having a lawn is not the best option. One of my two acres is primarily "yard" which i have cleared every year with a tractor. Eventually I will be covering this area with decroative rock, however in the meantime I have been over grown with weeds.
Vegetation Killer for Poison Ivy and Sumack
I need to find a home made vegetation killer that is safe to use anywhere and will kill poison ivy and sumack.
I printed all the mixtures to kill weeds and lost them. Could you guys please post them again.
Weed Control for the Garden
Place pieces of newspaper between your rows or plants. Each time you mow your lawn, dump your grass clippings over the paper. You won't have anymore weed problems, and it helps out your soil when you till it under for the next year.
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