What is Organic Lawn Weed Control
Organic weed control is much more than killing weeds safely. It is first about growing healthy plants or lawn turf in fertile soil to minimize weed pressure. Organic weed control is further achieved by using an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that seeks to establish a weed threshold that is an acceptable price to pay for a safer, non-chemical garden and lawn.
For the organic gardener, there is no quick fix, magic spray weed killer for lawns or gardens. Organic weed control is more about the holistic organic management of the lawn and garden, which in turn results in fewer weeds. The theory (and practice) being that a healthy lawn, garden and soil will promote vigorous plant growth that will out-compete weeds.
Organic Methods for Controlling Weeds in the Garden and Lawn
If the need for eradicating weeds is still present, a multitude of organic methods are available:
· Acetic acid in vinegar
· Herbicidal soaps
· Mechanically remove weeds with manufactured weed puller tools
· Weed flamers