I have a large flagstore patio and another one with paving stones and there
are tons of weeds growing up between the stones...Other than Roundup, is
there anything else I can use to kill these things...natural choices are
preferred and I don't want to dig them all up by hand!
:) I have a large flagstore patio and another one with paving stones and there
:) are tons of weeds growing up between the stones...Other than Roundup, is
:) there anything else I can use to kill these things...natural choices are
:) preferred and I don't want to dig them all up by hand!
Lay out a plastic drop cloth on the patio for a day or two.
Burn 'em out. An acetylene torch works best, but one of those propane
cartridge torches for plumbing also does the job. I prefer to burn the
weeds in my patio, walks, and drive as it's faster than herbicides.
More fun, too. Just be careful not to start a fire :-). Bleach, if you
consider that "natural", also works, as does tarping for a few days. A
permanent solution would be to dig up the patio stones and lay down a
Harbor freight has a propane torch that you can connect to a 20 pound tank.
So does Northern Tool.
Be care out there with these. I used the torch method of killing the grass.
I wanted to plant afterwards just want to get rid of the grass. Plan on a
few seasons of diligent burning. It takes awhile to kill out the roots.
There are products available at home or lawn/garden centers that will
kill all vegetation and prevent anything from growing for 6 mths to a
year. For applications like driveways, between pavers, etc. that is
what is easiest and most effective. Triox is one example.
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