Friday, March 29, 2013Author: Debby McCuiston
(Last modified: 2013-03-29 16:22:53)
Source: The Herald-News
With the latest rain and glimpse of the warm weather that is right around the bend, our yard has started to sprout. I wish I could tell you that we now have a beautiful, thick, lush and green yard, but I would be lying. To tell you the truth, the only things that are growing an inch an hour are the weeds. If our goal was to have a grass-free yard we would already be in the running for first prize. But alas, my husband is always fighting the weed war; he is always on the hunt for the latest and greatest miracle weed killer.
Since I am not a big fan of the chemical weed killers, I decided to do a little research and found a “green” one that sounds like it might do the trick. Mix one-half gallon of apple cider vinegar or white vinegar (I have seen recipes using either type), one-fourth cup table salt and one-half teaspoon Dawn liquid dish soap (the blue one) and pour into a spray bottle. Spray weeds directly and make sure they are soaked with the solution. This should do the trick, but if you have a very stubborn crop of weeds this year, feel free to repeat daily until they surrender to their demise.
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