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06-23-2014 10:09 PM
jocoyn This approach takes time..........For a large area like a vegetable garden, you can also lay down thick paper or cardboard and just let it sit for awhile if you are not in a rush (cover with rocks or something to hold it in place)........this is better for spot treatment but I have even killed poison ivy with vinegar and patience. Same with Bermuda Grass.
06-23-2014 10:00 PM
Originally Posted by Twyla View Post
1 gallon vinegar
1 cup epsom salt
1/2 cup detergent

It did take a couple of days, but it does work.
Thank you!!! I've been trying to figure out what to use to kill off the weeds where I want to start a vegetable garden that won't harm pets.
06-23-2014 08:14 PM
Courtney I mainly use it on the cracks in the driveway & walkway to the front door.
06-23-2014 08:12 PM
Nigel We've killed weeds with straight vinegar, not in your lawn though, just curbs etc...
06-23-2014 07:44 PM
Courtney It really does work best on hot dry sunny days. Get it down in the AM. Takes a couple of days.

I pretty much use the same ratio that Twyla posted.
06-23-2014 07:40 PM
wildwolf60 Huh, didn't work when I tried it last year, but then maybe my weeds are worse.
06-23-2014 05:43 PM
jocoyn Safe. Takes some time. Works. Does best in areas where the sun can get to the weeds..if you need stronger you can buy horticultural (20% vs 5%) vinegar.
06-23-2014 05:31 PM
Twyla 1 gallon vinegar
1 cup epsom salt
1/2 cup detergent

It did take a couple of days, but it does work.
06-23-2014 05:30 PM
Twyla Great!!.. First job is the bottom of the fence. Going broke buying the string for the weed eater on that.
06-23-2014 05:29 PM
Jax08 It works?! What proportions?
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