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Glyphosate test


The problem is that that very nice tumble weed product with a brush so that you only treat one plant isnt available anymore.

I read a suggestion that you could brush on dilute glyphosate. Trouble is this too isnt allowed and it splashes every where.

So I mixed up some wallpaper paste and used this as a base for glyphosate.
Using an old washing up bottle to dispense the goo carefully only onto the dandelions I wanted to eliminate.

The test was a success, but the weeds took a week or so to die.

Of course you must not try this as its not recommended by any manufacturer, but I thought the trial would be interesting.

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Great minds thin a like! I remember when gardeners world told us about 30 years ago to put veg seed in wallpaper paste and into a piping bag to spread the seeds more thinly. Take heart if it does not work at least your weeds will not have mildew lol.

29 Jul, 2010


The trial worked actually the gloop did for the dandelion without affecting the heucera it was growing through.

Maybe I should do a bit better structured report for the GOY community.

30 Jul, 2010


be interesting to see if the paste delays the weeds dying !"

30 Jul, 2010


Ok so the test need to be 1 with paste, 1 just glyphosate, 1 with water and 1 just paste.

I have the very spot next to my lillies on the west flower bed.

30 Jul, 2010


I just put tea spoon of salt in the crown on a dry day

30 Jul, 2010

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