Organic lawn care and weeds

I'm trying organic gardening and lawncare for the first time. I'm mowing high, letting the clippings fly, watering infrequently but deeply, and doing everything else that organic lawn care specialists recommend, but my lawn is still covered with weeds. Is there anything I can do short of dousing it with herbicide?
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Dig the weeds up by hand.
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The procedures you describe have nothing to do with 'organic". Buit that's OK, organic gardening is the biggest crock of shit ever invented. It's just one of those "feel good" theories invented by liberals that sounds good but actually does nothing.
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On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 07:49:37 -0400, "Analeese Allen" <none> wrote:

instead of dousing with herbicide? sure, spot treat the weeds with herbicide. seriously, unless you have a small yard of about 10 square feet and don't mind hand-pulling the weeds, i'd forget organic for weed control.
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"Analeese Allen" <none> wrote in message

Please provide links to information showing that any garden chemical you can buy has ever been tested for safety. Don't take more than a day trying to do this, though. They're impossible to test.
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Doug Kanter wrote:

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Me? Try this: The accepted method of testing new drugs is to test them on the target population. That means people. The ONLY way to correctly test yard chemicals is via the same method. Are you aware of any such tests? Clue: You and I are the test population, but we didn't volunteer for the job.
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Really? What do you find odd about my statement? And, while we're at it, how old are you? That's useful information for this discussion.
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president when I was born.
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I can see this is going to be like watching paint dry. What false premises do you refer to?
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Hey Michelle....I never heard back from you about your claim of "purely false premises". Still doing your research?
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no need to send links. any search would find thousands. have you ever read the precautionary statements on the labels?
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Here's your guideline: Find instances where yard chemicals were tested in the only acceptable fashion - same methods used for testing new drugs. Ready? Go find two.
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"Analeese Allen" <none> wrote in

Thank the Lord we got the Right answer from an anti-liberal.
I do wonder how God got along before He invented DuPont.
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DuPont is a vast improvement over anything God ever invented.
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Better than a virginal Britney Spears?
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Trolling, trolling, over the bounding main...........
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Can you provide an estimate of how bad it is? For instance, for every 10'x10' square, how many weeds and what kind?
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Your doing a good thing: just remember it takes time. The fuller and thicker the grass is the fewer weeds will show up in the future. Nothing really organic is as fast as chemicals. The best thing for you to do is check with your local ag extension office, they will be most familiar with your local problems and pests. They might be able to recommend a good slow release fertilizer and safe pre emergent weed prevented.

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