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Homemade Crabgrass Killer

by John Zaremba
Crabgrass isn't grass at all. It's a weed, and it will choke the life out of your lawn and garden. Weeds are notoriously resilient, and while many weed-control products are on the market, some are expensive and not all are effective. Lawn lovers in Florida, where crab grass is common, report success...
Teresa Waddell
Teresa Waddell • 1 year ago

Homemade Crabgrass Killer: Select an old sock or nylon; pour baking soda into it. The amount you need depends on the size of the patch. More is not necessarily better; you just want enough to coat the leaves. Prepare the weeds by misting with a garden hose. Lean over the crabgrass and tap the baking soda out of the sock. Strike it with your hand and let the dust settle on the leaves. Coat the entire patch and wait a day or two. The crabgrass should turn black and die.

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