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What is a good homemade moss killer?

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A solution of dish soap and water makes an excellent moss killer. Just take 4 ounces of organic dish soap, add it to a gallon of water, mix them up (but not too vigorously, it shouldn't get foamy) and use a sprayer to apply the mixture to the offending moss.

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The dish soap method should begin killing the moss in as little as 24 hours. Another approach is to apply baking soda to the moss for a few days and then rake it out or otherwise remove the moss. For lawns with moss problems, ground limestone will make the soil hostile to moss and friendly to grass.

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