Weed Killer Recommendations
Q: What kind of weed killer do you recommend instead of Roundup?
A: There are several alternatives to the herbicide commonly referred to as
Roundup. Sometimes the best and most permanent solution to control a weed
is a quick application of a garden knife or a hoe. This was my father’s answer
to morning glory vines in his tomatoes, particularly since he had three sons
nearby to carry out his orders.
Roundup is a “non-selective” weed killer: it
deals death to any green plant. One alternative is herbicidal soap. Ammonium
nonanoate is the active organic ingredient in Ortho Groundclear Grass and
Weed Killer. Another choice is herbicidal vinegar. Products that contain 30%
acetic acid (not kitchen vinegar) kills weed leaves in just an hour.
A third option is citrus+clove oil, contained in Bonide BurnOut. You can see plant
leaves wither as you watch and the area smells good besides! More organic
weed killers at https://bit.ly/GAorgweed