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Old 03-02-2013, 06:50 PM
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organic herbicide?

is there any good herbicide that is natural?
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:56 PM
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There are a few out there. What are you trying to kill? Selective or kills all vegetation?
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Old 03-03-2013, 01:38 PM
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both would be great. but mainly non selective is what i would use.
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Old 03-03-2013, 02:44 PM
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Finale has been around awhile. Not really impressed with it. Scythe is cheaper (at least at JD Landscapes/Lesco) and provides good top kill if it coats the vegetation. Both are contact herbicides (no translocation) and depend on complete coverage of the weeds. Perennials usually survive unless they are young. With repeat applications of scythe I've killed creeping fig where it was not wanted without harming the rest of the plant.
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:43 AM
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Boiling water works fine. Propane torch or flamer used for paving work? But maybe someone has seen a device that uses propane and produces a jet of steam. Sort of a portable steam iron. In any case, concentrate on cooking the growing point (apical merestem) of the weed. Just killing the leaves will only slow it down

http://www.groworganic.com/red-drago...ty-flamer.html

http://www.ehow.com/how_6622095_kill-weeds-steam.html

http://www.agpropane.com/uploadedFil...Web-New(2).pdf

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Old 03-04-2013, 11:46 AM
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For non-chemical selective weed control that works:
http://www.herbanatur.biz/index.html
http://frostkills.com/
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Old 05-19-2013, 10:53 AM
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Will be looking forward to the various comments from the users,,, once they've had a chance to use it...
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:33 PM
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Flame weeding

http://www.weeddragon.com/


I had a local metal worker craft a shield that I use to protect nearby perennials from the 2,000 + degree blast of heat of my backpack weed flamer. Flame weeding is a USDA certified systemic weed control that I have been successful with. The difficulty as with most weed control is killing invasive vines such as English Ivy, Catbriar or Smilax, etc.. Very fun to use as well
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Old 06-06-2013, 03:26 PM
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Herbanatur is my favorite Eco-friendly weed control, I have used a lot of different brands and have the best luck with Herbanatur. As far as all organic there are many home made recipes you can try out. My favorite is mixing vinegar with salt and adding a little dish washing liquid to cut the oil on the weed which then allows the vinegar and salt to do its job. Hope this helps!
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:10 PM
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Herbanatur is my favorite Eco-friendly weed control, I have used a lot of different brands and have the best luck with Herbanatur. As far as all organic there are many home made recipes you can try out. My favorite is mixing vinegar with salt and adding a little dish washing liquid to cut the oil on the weed which then allows the vinegar and salt to do its job. Hope this helps!
Herbanatur is the name of the company who make ADIOS. ADIOS is the name of the product.
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