[permaculture] Roundup - agree with Flick

PacificEdge pacedge at magna.com.au
Thu Oct 24 21:08:30 EDT 2002


On Friday, October 25, 2002, at 06:34  AM, John Irwin wrote:
>

> So what are the best alternatives to Roundup? -  I've heard
> some here about vinegar, but it didn't work for me.  What
> formulas do work?
>
> There seemed to be some promise for boiling water too.
> Any success here - How close to boiling does it need to be?

Yes, boiling water does work but may need successive applications 
dependent on the weed species.

In Sydney, Jeremy Winer of Marsupilal Landscapes has developed a 
trailer-mounted technology that uses steam to kill weeds. it is 
currently in use by Leichhardt Council.

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Russ Grayson
Sydney, Australia
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