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In school, we were always taught that weeds are POOP's! Meaning, Plants Out Of Place.

Actually, some weeds are down right beautiful, like scarlet pimpernel, dandelions and wild grasses. But they seem to lose their allure when they are crowding out your driveway, sidewalks and flowerbeds.

Now you can always prevent weeds from growing by using a preemergence, but what if you forget to do that, or are starting a yard in an all ready overgrown area, or are trying to rid your garden of weeds that keep coming back?

Well then, you start the battle of the weeds. But does it have to be that bad? No! So, here are a couple of products to help you out. Both are tough on weeds and produce very satisfying results.


Burnout Weed and Grass Killer

This is a unique blend of vinegar and lemon juices. It is a contact, broad-spectrum weed killer, meaning it kills everything and anything that it touches, and it works fast. Burnout kills weeds in eight hours or less and degrades rapidly.

It won't move through the soil to injure nearby plants, and treated areas can be seeded one day after application. For best results, apply in warm, dry weather and thoroughly wet young weeds. Mature weeds may require a second application. It is safe around children and pets even when it's wet.



Roundup has been around for years and has just about become a household name. It is also a non-selective herbicide, and it is a systemic. Which means instead of killing on contact, it actually is absorbed by the plant and prevents the plant from making its own food.

It is transported throughout the weed to kill the entire plant, roots and all. The only problem is that is does stay in the soil for a period of time until it can break down and dissipate.

Children and pets can only come into treated areas after the product has dried.


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