White Vinegar

Want to share some knowledge of eco products. Or have you heard about any new eco projects that you want to share with the world?
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Flo
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Re: White Vinegar

Post: # 291004Post Flo
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:54 pm

:mrgreen: It's a site joke that a certain supermarket comes up in odd ways. It seems to go back a long way into the mists of time. You didn't do anything wrong.

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Re: White Vinegar

Post: # 291005Post Odsox
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:51 pm

Yes, I expect you got the "I am a dirty spammer" bit as well. :lol:
I have no idea why, it was certainly long before I joined.
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Re: White Vinegar

Post: # 291010Post Weedo
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:05 pm

Vinegar as a weed killer? put enough on for long enough and it will work. If you dump enough of anything on a plant for long enough you will kill it, either through toxic action or changing its environmental conditions - the younger the plant the more susceptible it will be. The real question is whether you should do it.

When I began in weed management the main herbicides available were shweat, power kerosine, Arsenic and polybor chlorate (a mix of boran and sodium salts). The kerosene and poly were simply chemical hammers; they killed by physically destroying plant tissue in the same was as boiling water and both left dead bare patches.

Even with an in depth knowledge of most chemical, cultural, biological and mechanical weed management methods it still comes down to the three principles of prevent, eliminate, manage; and sweat is still the most effective herbicide.
The winner of the rat race is still a rat!

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