Be free of those leaves of three: Tips for getting rid of those annoying spring arrivals both inside and out
Published: 4:17 PM, 03/29/2013
Last updated: 4:22 PM, 03/29/2013
Author: Debby McCuiston 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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