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 Post subject: Weed Control
PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 6:35 pm 
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So, we may be in our current rental house for another summer, which means we'll have a small front and large back yard to maintain (and not convert into a non-lawn lawn). We're not super picky about looks, but as it is now, there are SO MANY weeds (dandelions mostly, but also lots of quack grass) that we're having to mow more than once a week to prevent it from looking really terrible. We're not interested in spraying a bunch of toxic crepe (dog does a lot of her recreating in the yard, and we have a lively bird and squirrel scene), but we'd love to cut down on the weed population a bit. We're open to animal-safe sprays, or pretty much anything else.

I'd love to hear any thoughts you guys have!

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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:31 pm 
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A goat!

Can you rip up the lawn? There are some native bunch grasses that don't require mowing and they look really nice, but since it's a rental I know there are some restrictions.

If you're looking for a non-toxic spray, clove oil is a decent herbicide.

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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:48 pm 
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Because Bob Barker Told Me To
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Maybe flame it? At least the dandelions. That's what we'll be doing in our driveway. A propane flame thrower.

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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:53 pm 
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Dang, quagga! That is something I didn't consider. You're hard core!

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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:55 am 
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Ha! I have one of these things, but I haven't used it yet. I'm afraid I'm going to set something on fire. But this year is the year I kill those weeds.


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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:33 pm 
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quagga wrote:
Maybe flame it? At least the dandelions. That's what we'll be doing in our driveway. A propane flame thrower.

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:D, i'm in this trouble too and i like your solution..

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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:30 pm 
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quagga wrote:
Maybe flame it? At least the dandelions. That's what we'll be doing in our driveway. A propane flame thrower.

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Duuuuuuude. No words for how awesome this is.


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 Post subject: Re: Weed Control
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:48 am 
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If you want to save your plants from the pests and termite then I would recommend hiring professional services of Pest control Port Macquarie firm. I am using their services from long time and have no complaints about their work.


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