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?
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.
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
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.
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
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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