cheapest weedkiller in the world

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cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby hickybank » April 18th, 2017, 7:32 am

SALT
1Kg bag from Morrisons 25p covers a huge area, snip off corner then go along your block paving & path edges pouring out a thin trickle, the best part about it is, non harmful to pets or wildlife, rain helps to wash it into the ground rather than diluting as with other weedkillers.
Best of all it works & lasts a long time,
Can be used along borders if you are careful, pour onto the centre of Dandelions & watch them wilt
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby Herbidacious » April 18th, 2017, 11:06 am

As long as it's not near plants that will be affected by it. I thought you were going to say boiling water... :)
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby Hope » April 18th, 2017, 11:15 am

I use boiling water on the patio/drive. I'd worry about killing the worms and other beneficial life in the soil.
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby PatsyMFagan » April 18th, 2017, 11:33 am

I sprinkled salt on the area outside my front door a few years ago when it was freezing outside and it was dangerously icy ..it did the job and when the thaw set in, I noticed that the salt had successfully got rid of the green mossy/algae that was laying there :) :tu:
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby Zosherooney » April 18th, 2017, 1:28 pm

I have successfully re-cycled dishwasher water (the bit after the wash) on moss growing on the tarmac drive - DW tablets can be used as weedkiller too.

Vinegar and salt and a bit of hot water to dissolve the salt. Be Careful !!!!

I weeded by hand last summer our shingle drive, it is weed free ATM........ !
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby liketocook » April 18th, 2017, 6:19 pm

I use a mix of salt (5 cups), washing up liquid (1 cup) and boiling water (5L) and it works pretty well if the weeds aren't too big
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby Grasshopper » April 18th, 2017, 7:40 pm

Salt is useful stuff in the garden - esp with slugs!
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Re: cheapest weedkiller in the world

Postby Zosherooney » April 20th, 2017, 5:43 pm

Well Hicks, you must have started a rush in salt buying because my local M'sons were out of it........ !
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