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organic lawn weed control


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Nanci Pattenden26-May-09 07:54 AM EST 5a   
Diane01-Jun-09 10:18 PM EST   


Subject: organic lawn weed control
From: Nanci Pattenden (nanci@nancipattenden.com)
Zone: 5a
Date: 26-May-09 07:54 AM EST

With the new pesticide bans, I am having trouble finding something to control the weeds in my lawn. Of particular note are the dandylions. There are way too many to hand dig (80-90% of lawn). I've overseeded two areas, but they look the same as they did before. One area I had hand cleared. Since only kill-all products are available, what options do I have to get the dandys under control?

Thanks


Subject: RE: organic lawn weed control
From: Diane
Zone:
Date: 01-Jun-09 10:18 PM EST

There are only two options you either pick them out by hand or you can spray them with a mixture of white vinegar, salt and a couple dashes of dish soap. Note that the vinegar/salt/dishsoap (not dishwasher soap) will kill anything else that is sprayed as well ie grass flowers.


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