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Complete weed kill

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by blaze347, Aug 1, 2004.

  1. blaze347

    blaze347 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 101

    I have approx. 3 acres Im getting ready to seed in about a month. First I have to kill all of the weeds. Round-up is very expensive!! Can you guys give me a recipe for weed killer that is not so costly. Ive looked around a bit on this forum and I havent seen a definitive answer to this question.
    Thanks
     
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    Round-up is expensive??? You can get a 2 1/2 gallon jug for less than $60 bucks. Do a google search under 'glyphosate".
     
  3. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    I don't think there is a cheaper way to kill weeds than roundup
     
  4. trying 2b organic

    trying 2b organic LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 566

    btw Roundup is non-selective, it will kill the grass too. Use killex if you want to just kill the weeds before seeding and Roundup if you want to kill everything before seeding.
     
  5. Catmann

    Catmann LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    If you add about 1-3 oz of TeraVita LC-12 humic acid per 10 gallons of Round-Up solution (or other generic glysophate), you can generally reduce the rate up to 50%. This has been tried repeatedly with success.
     

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