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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 04-24-2013, 07:02 PM
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Not 'organic', but Tenacity is fantastic. A little whitening on your good grass, and it wipes out all the stuff you don't want.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:26 AM
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There is no true ogranic herbicide that I am aware of. I have used straight vinager on some of the weeds in flower beds and mulch beds and have great results. But i would avoid using that in the lawn because it will act as a non-selective.
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Old 05-05-2013, 12:37 PM
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ADIOS is an EPA Exempt all natural selective post emergent for control of many broad-leaf weeds and crabgrass.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:55 PM
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ADIOS is an EPA Exempt all natural selective post emergent for control of many broad-leaf weeds and crabgrass.
Too bad it will be winter by the time it gets shipped...
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