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fiddlehead    Posted 06-15-2004 at 11:13:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
Need to get rid of weeds growing through gravel in driveway. Any suggestions. Enviro if at all possible.


BOSS    Posted 06-15-2004 at 15:34:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Gasoline. worried about it getting into the groundwater? throw a match in it.


chuck    Posted 06-15-2004 at 14:00:19       [Reply]  [Send Email]
We have used vinegar on our fence line ,works for a while but we just used store-bought i think you can get stronger stuff. Worth a try tho.HTH


walt    Posted 06-15-2004 at 13:07:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
I use the "once a year" veg killer. Don't put it near anything you want.


Jim(MO)    Posted 06-15-2004 at 12:35:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Various methods I have used.
Roundup, weeds came back.
Propane weed torch, weeds came back.
Graded with box and back blades, weeds came back.
Fresh load of gravel, looked great, weeds came back.
Ignored it for several years, now have two clean hard packed gravel tracks with grass down the middle. Very rustic looking , think I will leave well enough alone.


Dee in mid MO    Posted 06-15-2004 at 12:50:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
If we didn't have grass growing down the middle, it wouldn't lend to the character of our country living place that gives refuge to tractors, horses & other fine salvageable items. The mower blades move easily down the gravel now that the rocks have settled. Dee


Jim(MO)    Posted 06-15-2004 at 12:58:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
I remember in high school the mother of the young lady I was dating at the time sternly warning us not to go "parking" on any of them back roads with grass growing down the middle. ;>)


Dee in mid Mo    Posted 06-15-2004 at 13:47:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
2 block driveway off blacktop - everybody & their MILs sees what happens on our hill! Dee


toolman    Posted 06-15-2004 at 13:00:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
did ya listen?lol


Jim(MO)    Posted 06-15-2004 at 13:03:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Nope. Never knew if we were going to get to be the bushwhackor or the bushwackee.


toolman    Posted 06-15-2004 at 13:07:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
haha yup can never tell sometimes, i never listened either , wondering sometimes if maybe i should of .


FWIW    Posted 06-15-2004 at 12:27:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
I fixed an old rider mower in the barn this past w/e. Gas was atleast 2 y.o., had 4 coffee cans full. Later that day, weeds were brown.


toolman    Posted 06-15-2004 at 11:24:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
i keep mowin ours not sure if it does any good they say if you cut the heads off before they go to seed it helps, i guess it makes me feel like i doin something and that seems to help lol.


Steve from TN    Posted 06-15-2004 at 11:21:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Spray Roundup onto the leaves of the weeds.


Fiddlehead    Posted 06-15-2004 at 14:27:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks all for the input. I think I'll try the Roundup.


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