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April 2nd, 2014, 05:56 AM
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We didn't have any weeds last year, but this year we have a ton already. We were considering using True Green, but I'm a little concerned about pesticide usage. Any eco-friendly ways of getting rid of weeds? It would take forever to pull them by hand as we have a large yard.

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April 2nd, 2014, 06:15 AM
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I've read about a vinegar and dish soap combination but I've never tried it myself. We just sort of let our 5 acres live naturally (read: weed city!) It's too overwhelming to try to tackle.
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April 2nd, 2014, 06:52 AM
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We have the same issue, had some weed control put on our flower beds around the house, but don't think I want to do the yard this year. I have heard about the vinegar solution, not sure exactly what else is in it though? I'm hoping our yard doesn't get overwhelmed by weeds
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April 2nd, 2014, 09:52 AM
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Yup, Google vinegar weed control. It doesn't kill them all, but it does help.

We do not use any chemicals on our lawn...they are just too scary to me!

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April 2nd, 2014, 11:16 AM
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Will it kill the grass, too? I want to kill the weeds, but not the grass.

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