Pest Control South Houston TX

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.

STUART'S PEST CONTROL INC
(800) GOT-BUGS
700 College Ave
South Houston, TX
 
LANCE NORTH EXTERMINATING
(281) 998-1338
4310 Parkland St
Pasadena, TX
 
APOLLO PEST CONTROL
(713) 477-7378
PO Box 89047
Pasadena, TX
 
REVENGE PEST CONTROL INC
(281) 991-0602
PO Box 3074
Pasadena, TX
 
HI TECH LAWN & PEST CONTROL
(281) 335-5725
9507 Kingsvalley St
Houston, TX
 
AIR CARE PEST CONTROL INC
(713) 946-4330
615 Kansas St
South Houston, TX
 
PREVENTIVE PEST CONTROL LLC
(713) 946-9202
2843 Westside Dr Ste 14c
Pasadena, TX
 
COWBOY EXTERMINATORS
(713) 494-8431
9430 Conger St Ste 2205
Houston, TX
 
CHAMBERS TERMITE & PEST CNTRLS
(713) 472-6590
1102 W Shaw Ave
Pasadena, TX
 
CENTRAL STATE FUMIGATION
(713) 740-9688
101 N Shaver St
Pasadena, TX
 

Weed Killers

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Killing Weeds, Gently

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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