Sugar to Kill Dollar Weed

sharbear50(6a Bella Vista)February 12, 2010

Has anyone heard of this? I am going to try it in my veggie garden. The darn stuff has taken over my yard (which I don't mind so much) but I hate it in with the veggies.

Here is a link that might be useful: Organic Weed Killer - Sugar

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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Yes we have heard of it. Click here

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 11:07AM
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blueblue(z8 FL)

Did the sugar treatment work on your dollar weed without affecting your vegetables?

    Bookmark   April 30, 2011 at 8:18PM
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Kimmsr(4a/5b-MI)

I have read numerous other discussions, in many other places, where sugar did nothing to suppress "weed" growth. The article does not give any indication of how much sugar per area was used.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2011 at 6:33AM
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carolb_w_fl(zone 9/10)

It says that the sugar reduces soil nutrient levels - which is fine for native plants, but how would that work w/ veggies?

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 9:22AM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

If sugar controlled dollar weed, coastal citizens would be paying about $100 for a five pound bag. I'll bet that the fire ants will looooove it, though.

Your article states that sugar is purported to control ANNUAL weeds. Dollar weed is an evergreen perennial.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 10:19PM
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