How to use round up?

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  • Hate it, will not use it, toxic, bad for wildlife and pets. Much better non toxic options - vinegar, boiling water, Epsom salt followed by boiling water.

  • Rymea Rymea on Jun 16, 2018

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jun 16, 2018
    What do you want to use it for? There are ones for all grass and weeds and some for weeds that don't harm the grass. As long as it dries before the pets are allowed out, it won't hurt them. It would not be on the market if it was that toxic.

  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on Jun 16, 2018
    there are different 'strengths' for different applications -- woody plants, grass, specific weeds --- read the label and follow the directions. or try a less toxic approach --

  • So Round Up will kill ALL vegetation it is sprayed on. That means if you have weeds in your yard and only want to get rid of the weeds, but keep the grass, Round Up is NOT the answer for you. However, if you want to kill all the vegetation and start over with something new, or just kill all the little weeds coming up in the cracks of the sidewalk etc. Round Up will work great. A couple of things to be mindful of... the plants you want to kill need to be actively growing. The Round Up will be absorbed through the leaves and kill the plant. The label will explain all this, but I think once you spray it, you can replant in that area after 7 days, which is nice if you want to clear out an area to plant a new bed in. Another thing to be mindful of is that the mist of Round Up carries easily and could get on other things you don't want to kill. So do not do it on a windy day, and be sure to cover (even with a turned over bucket covering the plant or shrub you want to protect) that is close to where you are spraying. The Round Up needs to dry on the plants to be effective, so you have to wait until the dew is gone, and be sure you have time before rain comes. A clear sunny day works best for greatest effectiveness.

  • Joan Joan on Jun 17, 2018
    I just use round up to spray specific spots in my garden. works good