Pest Control Germantown TN

If spring weeds haven’t yet overtaken your garden, you can prevent them by laying down products containing corn gluten meal. To kill weeds, spray them with vinegar; for older, tougher weeds, try a vinegar-based herbicide.

PIED PIPER PEST CONTROL
(901) 756-6399
6686 MILLERS POND CIRCLE
MEMPHIS, TN
 
CRITTER-RIDDERS SIMMONS PEST MANAGEMENT INC
(901) 365-2847
2938 Ridgeway Rd
Memphis, TN
 
GREENTREE TERMITE & PEST CONTROL
(404) 366-4300
MAIN OFFICE 860 RIDGE LAKE BLVD
MENPHIS, TN
 
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(888) 304-7302
3860 S. Forest Hill Irene
Memphis, TN
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SPILLMAN PEST CONTROL INC
(901) 458-1111
PO Box 240958
Memphis, TN
 
GERMANTOWN TERMITE & PEST
(901) 861-6777
PO Box 382807
Germantown, TN
 
KEE PEST CONTROL INC
(901) 366-7378
PO Box 751894
Memphis, TN
 
MO-RAY TERMITE CO
(901) 363-4509
5397 Finchwood Ave
Memphis, TN
 
LANDSCAPE PEST MANAGEMENT
(901) 737-6980
7009 Snyder Rd
Memphis, TN
 
WHITBY EXTERMINATORS
(901) 309-5655
7227 Poplar Pike
Memphis, TN
 

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Q Are there any good natural weed killers?

A Yes—and you’re wise to look for safer options than standard pesticides, which have been linked to endocrine disorders, reproductive problems, and cancer, not to mention widespread water pollution.

If spring weeds haven’t yet overtaken your garden, you can prevent them by laying down products containing corn gluten meal. This byproduct of corn milling naturally inhibits the growth of new root systems but leaves established plants untouched. (As a bonus, it’s high in nitrogen, so it makes an excellent fertilizer.) Plan to apply it about three to five weeks before you’d expect weeds to start showing up, says Nick Christians, professor of horticulture at Iowa State University in Ames. You’ll need to use a pound of meal for every 50 square feet of space. Authorized suppliers can be found at public.iastate.edu/~isurf/tech/cgmwebsite.html.

To kill weeds, spray them with vinegar. If they’re just getting started, plain white vinegar should work fine. (It’s made up of 5 percent acetic acid, the weed-zapping ingredient.)

For older, tougher weeds, try a vinegar-based herbicide; these contain more acetic acid. But be sure to wear gloves and eye protection; at concentrations higher than 5 percent acetic acid, vinegar can burn the eyes and skin. Look for products at bradfieldind.com, greensense.net, sumrset.com/prod- 02.htm, and biconet.com/lawn/burn- out.html.

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