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Flam torch weed control

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by twoowls, Feb 7, 2004.

  1. twoowls

    twoowls LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    I have been in business sense last year and this year I am putting together a organic care program. Does any body use flam torches for weed control, what are the pro and con's
     
  2. GlorifiedLawnBoy

    GlorifiedLawnBoy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    This is my understanding on how the torch works. You aim at a weed zap it with a flame that superheats the weeds fluids which in turn expands and explodes the weeds tissues roots and all.
    Well that's the theory. Never seen it used I am also interested in if it works as claims. If it does it will be the best weed remover besides my idea.
    Place a long horse syringe needle on the end of the hose of a Backpack sprayer filled with water. Jab needle into ground next to weed let fly pressurized water - reach down pull out loose weed and roots.:D
     

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