Dept. of Odd Gardening Tips: Weeding with Vinegar

Has anyone heard of weeding with vinegar?

In yet another instance of its multi-use household glory, a friend of ours swears by a strong, high acid pickling vinegar to kill her clover.

She buys the stuff in Asian markets because the salad vinegar sold at most stores is too weak, only about 5% acid.

We wonder how you would avoid killing your flowers and plants as you poured this potion into the soil, but since we do not currently have a yard and our green thumb is a little out of joint, we thought we'd put this method out there and see if anyone else can vouch for it.

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