Quick Tip #11: How to Kill Weeds Without Chemicals

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Pour BOILING WATER on them! Within a few hours, the plants will be dead, their leaves and roots shriveled up, brown and cooked. The hot water kills them from the inside out. Plus, it won't kill other nearby plants, or leave toxic residue that will seep into the earth or harm kids or animals.

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