Pest Control Washougal WA

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.

BUGABOO PEST CONTROL
(360) 254-7731
PO Box 1157
Washougal, WA
 
BUGABOO PEST CONTROL, LLC
(360) 695-2847
Vancouver - Portland Area
Vancouver, WA
 
ALL SEASONS HOME & GARDEN
(360) 833-2671
2009 Nw Douglas St
Camas, WA
 
BUG A BOO PEST CONTROL LLC
(360) 834-5244
3217 Ne 261st Ave
Camas, WA
 
D&K PEST CONTROL
(503) 669-4167
150 Nw 20th St
Gresham, OR
 
CHAPPELLS PEST SOLUTIONS LLC
(360) 835-3850
1060 10th St
Washougal, WA
 
ALL PEST
(360) 834-7509
834 Nw 4th Ave
Camas, WA
 
PIONEER PEST MANAGEMENT
(360) 833-4683
664 NW NORWOOD ST
CAMAS, WA
 
NUISANCE WILDLIFE CONTROL SVCS
(360) 834-1089
1331 Ne Dallas St
Camas, WA
 
TERMINEX INT 2285
(503) 465-0546
150 Nw 20th St
Gresham, OR
 

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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