Gotta just kill, well everything. Can I?

Hello all,
First let me apologize for coming into a gardening forum, a place o growth, and asking how to do what I need to do...
I live in an city with houses right on top of each other. I have side "yard" that I am turning into nothing but a gravel and fieldston walkway.
Problem... There is MASSIVE growth of weeds and other plants. It's 1/1 feet wide, and about 65 feet long with a house on one side and fence on the other.
I cannot have ANYTHING growing there. Ever... I don't want to dea with any kind of flora popping up anywhere. I have been pulling ou roots for 2 months now while I prepare for the walkway, but thes things keep returning.
WHAT can I pour into the soil to kill and KEEP DEAD anything. I' talking nothing is even able to grow there. That's what I want.
Weed killers are not working. I mean, I know this sounds dumb, but ca I pour something like, bleach, alcohol, or some kind of poison into th dirt? Something in large volumes that will not only kill, but stay i the soil and make that soil completely, 100% inhospitable?
Thanks you,
Chri
-- Chris Bartlett
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TRIOX is the best I know of. Nothing will prevent growth forever, however triox pretty much sterilizes the ground for at least a year. Kills everything I know of, I was killing some zosha(sp) grass one time and over did it and KILLED a 8" diameter tree.
think agent orange.
Likely you will have to re-treat the cracks and gaps periodically, BTW bleach will degrade in a matter of days, alcohol is gone nearly immediately, neither will have any effect more that a week down the road.
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He might want to follow the chemical with some landscape fabric, but not the first one he runs across at a store. The owner of a local landscape place mentioned to me that there are several levels of durability available. Worth looking around for, especially if it's going to be used under gravel.
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absolutely, I usew yards and yards, cuz I hate weeding!!!
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Chris Bartlett

do with their crap.
Take it to the owners automobile because throwing it in their yard allows them to pick it up with a shovel. Unscathed, in other words. Lift their windshield wipers, drop it onto the windshield, and jam the wipers into it. This way, they have no choice but to handle it. Best done on a day when you can stay home, so you can call the police when the neighbors come over to complain.
Dogs are hideous mistakes of nature, harbored by *other* mistakes of nature.
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Doug Kanter wrote:

My dad used to do something similar with MdDonald's wrappers. His store on the Boston Post Road in West Haven was maybe two miles down the road from the 2nd Mickey D's to open in Connecticut. As soon as it opened, his store yard and driveway began to be littered with the paper wrappers the chain used in those days.
After a while, he'd gather them up and every couple of weeks, drive up to McDonald's and dump them in front of that store's door entrance.
These days, of course, if you tried that you'd end up in Gitmo.
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offending dog here is what I

There is a woman in my neighborhood who walks her dog and for some reason he thinks my grass is easier on his ass or something, anyway frequently he dumps in my yard, One time I caught her standing there watching him drop his load, I walked up to her and asked what her address was, she asked why, I told her I was going to have to take a big shit later on and thought I would come down and crap in her yard. Dog hasn't shit in my yard since
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Doug Kanter wrote:

Actually, dogs were the first domesticated animal, a huge step up in mankind's climb towards civilization.
Some people seem to have missed that step though.
DSK
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Pay attention to the headers, Mr. King. Actually, this moron is just quoting me anyway...but still.
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wrote:

I had a problem with a new neighbor that moved in across the street. Seems Mr. New Neighbor didn't like dog crap in his yard so he'd send his rather well fed, large dog to my yard, twice a day, to take a human sized crap.
My yard is my space. I love working in my yard, mowing the lawn, just generally enjoying walking around bare foot. Well, with my new neighbors method of dealing with his dog's poop, walking bare foot in my lawn was out, and mowing the lawn was disgusting.
For awhile I solved the problem by picking up said dog's duty with a shovel and disposing of it in my garbage. Problem was, my garbage, and an area within 50' of said garbage, smelled like a kennel.
Said new neighbor seemed fond of driving a rather large BMW SUV, and his wife a Cadillac SUV. They also have a beautiful three car garage with a fancy paver driveway. I decided to collect the dogs dropping in a bucket, and every few days dump the pile in the gutter right in front of their drive way. I got a good bit of pleasure watching the SUVs drive through the piles of dog doo, smearing it up the beautiful paver drive way, and into the garage. It didn't take a very long time for neighbor to figure out it was much easier to pick his dog's crap up with a shovel from my yard, rather than pressure clean his garage floor and drive way every few days.
Although we're friendly and speak, nothing was ever said about the situation, but we both know.
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reload, wait for the dog's owner to come outside, and order the scumbag to lie face down in the dog's blood while waiting for the cops to arrive. When a dog bites an innocent bystander, it's very important to make sure that the dog's owner suffers many times more grief than the person who was bitten. That means you do NOT shoot the dog just to wound it. You execute it. Don't ***EVER*** leave a bad dog alive so its owner has the chance to enjoy the animal's presence again. By following this procedure, you also assure that if the dog owner has kids, they learn something from the parent's stupidity. A dead pet is a great educational tool.
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-> Hello all, -> -> First let me apologize for coming into a gardening forum, a place of -> growth, and asking how to do what I need to do... -> -> I live in an city with houses right on top of each other. I have a -> side "yard" that I am turning into nothing but a gravel and fieldstone -> walkway. -> -> Problem... There is MASSIVE growth of weeds and other plants. It's 3 -> 1/1 feet wide, and about 65 feet long with a house on one side and a -> fence on the other. -> -> I cannot have ANYTHING growing there. Ever... I don't want to deal -> with any kind of flora popping up anywhere. I have been pulling out -> roots for 2 months now while I prepare for the walkway, but these -> things keep returning. -> -> WHAT can I pour into the soil to kill and KEEP DEAD anything. I'm -> talking nothing is even able to grow there. That's what I want. -> -> Weed killers are not working. I mean, I know this sounds dumb, but can -> I pour something like, bleach, alcohol, or some kind of poison into the -> dirt? Something in large volumes that will not only kill, but stay in -> the soil and make that soil completely, 100% inhospitable? -> -> Thanks you, -> -> Chris Why not put down a layer of plastic or some other material that prevents weeds from growing there?
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Thanks, fellas. I'll try that.
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I haven't read the other advice offered yet, but I'd try rock salt, watered in in heavy doses. Murri

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