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Since herbicides can remain in the soil and make it unable to sustain plant life for months, many gardeners turn to natural weed-killing techniques. One such method calls for boiling water, vinegar, salt, or a combinatio... More »

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Some good ways to kill dandelion weeds include allowing lawns to thrive, pulling the plants at the roots and pouring salt or vinegar on new growth. Applying a weed-and-feed product to the lawn can also help get rid of da... More »

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To kill weeds and grass in isolated locations, spray herbicides only when the air is calm and cover nearby plants with plastic to protect them from spray drift. Target specific weeds directly by dabbing herbicide onto th... More »

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Some effective extermination techniques for squirrels include getting a dog and trapping them, notes HGTV.com. Sprinkling cayenne pepper around plants, setting up treats on another end of the yard, installing a sprinkler... More »

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White grubs can be removed using several methods, including adopting sound lawn care techniques and taking steps to control local populations by vacuuming grubs or placing them in cloth and then in hot soapy water to kil... More »

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Homeowners and gardeners can identify weeds in their yards using online resources such as Weed Alert, the National Gardening Association and the Do It Yourself Network. Sometimes it may be difficult to differentiate desi... More »

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