Fighting Pests and Weeds the Easy Way with AMDRO PowerFlex ($50 Amex Giveaway)

This post about fighting pests with the new AMDRO PowerFlex system is brought to you by Central Garden & Pet. We don’t have a lot of issues (knock on wood) with pests and/or insects inside the house, but we do have pests in the form of weeds and more weeds. Plus they always bring their friends. While we don’t treat areas near our well at all, we do have areas in the yard that we’ve used weed killer on or other pest control products- but it’s always several different products in different packaging and different applicators. In other words, lots of space taken up and lots of things to go through. The new AMDRO PowerFlex is designed to streamline the whole weed and grass, indoor and outdoor insect problem by having one kind of universal applicator and smaller concentrates that you can quickly and easily change depending on your need at the moment. They’ve simplified the process to a 1-2-3 step thing!!
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Step 1: Fill the gallon sized container with water (I’d like to thank the folks who designed this for making it a smaller sized container- it means those of us who aren’t super strong can still be able to use the product system).
Step 2: Twist on the concentrate you’d like to use
Step 3: Spray your product onto the pests or weeds. That’s it.

Want to change to another product quickly? Simply remove the concentrate you are finished with, flush the system for about 10 seconds, and twist a new concentrate into place. Easy, peasy. The system itself has a spot to store and go with 2 concentrates so you can cover more area or change to different product applications without having to walk back to the shed, garage, etc.

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There are 4 varieties of concentrate you can get with the AMDRO PowerFlex system-
1. Weed & Grass Killer Concentrate
2. Lawn Weed Killer Concentrate
3. Yard & Perimeter Outdoor Insect Killer Concentrate
4. Home Pest Indoor Killer Concentrate


AMDRO PowerFlex Pest & Weed System
· AMDRO is introducing a revolutionary all-in-one system – AMDRO PowerFlex – created to simplify indoor and outdoor pest and weed control unlike any other product on the market.
· The AMDRO PowerFlex Pest & Weed System moves pest and weed control into the 21st century of technology by creating one innovative solution that fits all of consumers’ control needs.
· The battery-powered sprayer features four specialty formulated cartridges that eliminate a wide range of pests – from ants and cockroaches to dandelion and many other hard-to-control weeds.
· Available cartridges include: Weed & Grass Killer Concentrate; Lawn Weed Killer Concentrate; Yard & Perimeter Outdoor Insect Killer Concentrate; and Home Pest Indoor Killer Concentrate.
· AMDRO PowerFlex products range from $11.99 to $14.99 and are available at The Home Depot, Walmart and select regional retailers.
Please feel free to watch my video of how to use this system and watch how easy it is (would be with 2 hands anyway) to change cartridges!! (Also, please feel free to laugh, I do).

One reader will win a $50 American Express Gift Card to buy their own AMDRO PowerFlex System – or whatever you’d like to use it on!

Central Garden & Pet partnered with bloggers such as me to help educate us all about their AMDRO products. As part of this program, I received compensation. They did not tell me what to purchase or what to say about the use of the products. Central Garden & Pet believes that consumers and bloggers are free to form their own opinions and share them in their own words. Central Garden & Pet’s policies align with WOMMA Ethics Code, FTC guidelines and social media engagement recommendations. A winner will be chosen by random and gift card fulfillment will be handled by a third party.

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  • Diatomaceous earth is non-toxic & safe to use indoors for crawling insects; great to use in the garden too.

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  • pour salt in the cracks on your patio to kill weeds

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  • A bottle of vinegar seems to help, and a strong hand shovel too. 🙂

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  • We’re thinking about using nemotodes for insect control outdoors.

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  • A strong vinegar mix seems to work for at least the smaller weeds

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  • I pour boiling hot water to kill weeds.

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  • Treat the plants early in the season.

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  • Pull weeds from the root!

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  • kill them before you even see them. Once they start and grow, they’re harder to maintain

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  • I spray around the outside of the house to keep the bugs from getting inside (especially spiders…yuck)

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  • I usuallyjust pull weeds by hand. I have found that to be most effective

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  • stop them before you let them get too bad

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  • Keep them pulled frequently or they will overtake the area, thanks!

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  • Tip: Use a natural pest killing product.

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  • planting onions and garlic next to all my peppers seems to help keep the bugs away

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  • peppermint oil

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  • We use round up

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  • I know from experience that nothing gets rid of fire ants like Amdro.

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  • The way weed poisons are designed to work, you need to spray them while they are actively growing.

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  • Have a competition between your kids, whoever pulls the most weeds wins!

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  • The only tip is to spray regularly so they don’t get out of control.

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  • Get the weeds up as soon as they emerge, before they set seed and start spreading.

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  • Get them right away in the spring

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  • Keep the lawn mowed freqently. I find that it eventually kills all the weeds

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  • I like to pull weeds after a good rain. They come up easier.

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  • The only thing that I can say is spray as well as possible. Make sure you spray all around your door and windows to keep bugs out. Thank you!

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  • spray vinegar around the door to keep out pests

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  • you cant let the weeds get out of control..keep up on them

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  • We spray at the beginning of the year and as needed.

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  • Pull weeds regularly

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  • High strength vinegar on dandelions

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  • Spray for weeds when they’re actively growing.

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  • My tip is to use high quality products even if the price is higher so you only have to do the job once.

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  • The Amdro Fire Ant Killer works great on my pesky fire any problem.

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  • Pour hot grease on weeds after cooking will kill them
    annabella @ centurytel dot net

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  • My only tip is to stay on top of the problem on a daily basis.

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  • i say use weed and feed

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  • Wetting the ground first makes them easier to pull……

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  • We just use vinegar or dish soap and water in a spray bottle to kill weeds and pests.

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  • Spray the cracks in the sidewalk to prevent weeds from growing.

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  • My favorite tip is to make your husband pull them. 😉

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  • Weed frequently and always get the weeds and the roots!

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  • No great weed tips other than I let my husband handle them.

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  • My biggest tip is to stay on top of it…you can let them get out of hand.

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  • i use salt for weeds

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  • i use salt for weeds

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  • wet the ground and pull them up by the roots

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  • i plant basil and lavender to ward off insects

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  • Getting the boys to help pull the weeds and using black plastic around vegetables and flowers to keep the weeds down.

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  • Weed 1/2 each day! That keeps me on top of our weeds! 🙂

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  • I put Diazanon around the perimeter of the house to control earwigs.

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  • i use cornmeal to get rid of ants

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  • My grandkids are looking forward to seeing Man of Steel, so I guess I must be too. : )

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  • Weed weekly – or more often if you have the time.

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  • I’ve had gardens in the past and the best thing that I found to get rid of pest was taking cat sand and laying that around the garden or cut hair.

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  • I pull the roots by hand and then spray the area with vinegar…

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  • dish detergent and water

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  • My husband weeds our garden.

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  • Spray around the doors to prevent bugs from getting the house.

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  • For problems with slugs, place crumbled egg shells around your plants. The slugs will not want to glide along the rough shells. Plants are protected!

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  • dish detergent and water works

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  • No tips really.. I just pull them

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  • Pull the weeds from the roots otherwise they will grow back.

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  • Vinegar is handy for battling weeds and ants. I fill a spray bottle with vinegar and target weeds. For large weedy areas, I use a bottle of vinegar. It kills them in a couple of days. I wipe down my kitchen counters with vinegar. Not only does it kill germs, it deters ants.

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  • I weed continuously – that way the job doesn’t seem overwhelming.

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  • ive never had a yard to maintain on my own…so my advice is to use amdro!

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  • My tip is lay plastic in flower beds to prevent weeds.

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  • Pouring boiling water on weeds will kill them and won’t put chemicals into the environment. 🙂 Thank you.

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  • I have used vinegar mixed with salt to kill poison ivy but it does nothing to kill kudzu and other weeds. I’m eager to try Amdro. Portions of our yard is being claimed by kudzu and the only way we have of getting rid of it is to chop it back and do the same thing next year. ACK!! What a pain. an epic pain.

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  • My favorite tip is to buy a toad house and put it in your garden and hope a toad moves in. Toads eat some pests and slugs.

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  • Plant natural pest resistant plants to help enhance your garden and keep the pests away

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  • Have your husband weed the garden 😀

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  • Use Amdro!

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  • We just got a house with a yard and I don’t have any tips to share quite yet but am anxious to try these 🙂

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  • My great-grandma used to leave raw grits out for ants.

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  • I don’t have a good tip. I just try to be diligent on weeding regularly.

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  • Keep the screens in good shape and bug sprays and repellants

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  • Salt will kill slugs and is a cheap way to get rid of them. I really just try to keep everything wiped down all the time so as not to attract pests inside the house.

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  • My biggest thing is to stay on top of weeding, it’s much more manageable to pull weeds when you see them than try to tackle a month’s worth all at once.

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  • i do not have one

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  • My best pest control tip is to use Raid!

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  • See a weed… pull a weed.

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  • Pull the weeds at the roots.. but we also use a pesticide. 😛
    I’m not the gardener in the family, my grandparents are.

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  • I have heard that lemons help eradicate ladybugs

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  • I don’t have a green thumb but i know you should pull the weeds up by the roots.

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  • vinegar sprayed on clover will kill ti

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  • Before I spread mulch in the spring, I spread preen to prevent spreading of weeds and plants.

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  • pulling the weeds out thoroughly, including the all important root

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  • Mixing a solution of vinegar and dishsoap kills home pests.

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  • Cedar repels fleas so when building something outdoors, I will use this wood.
    In whole or in chips.

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  • Pull weeds after it rains

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  • I pull weeds, and it’s a neverending task! ashaldridge at gmail dot com

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  • Mine is to pull weeds and weed and feed has always worked great

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  • The trash goes out every single night which helps with ants, etc.

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  • I really don’t have any yet because I don’t have my own garden. We live in an apartment.

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  • I’ve heard that salt sprinkled around hopes take care of ants.

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  • Amdro is actually my best pest tip I have had small ant on my kitchen counters for 2 years and tried everything for 2 years until I found amdro and it got rid of them completely and they have not come back it it wonderful

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  • My favorite weed tip is to use gasoline along the curb — works great and keeps the weeds away!

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  • Put vinegar onn sidewalk and driveway cracks to kill weeds.

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  • Use vinegar on sidewalk cracks to kill weeds.

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  • do a little each day to keep up

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  • Pull weeds after a rain when the ground is wet. They will come up easier.

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  • Use cardboard and newspaper under mulch.

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  • use chalk to make a barrier that ants won’t cross

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  • use salt to get rid of ants

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  • We are new to gardening so I really don’t have any tips but I loved reading the ones here! I’m going to have to try the newspaper under mulch for weeds where we have our rose bushes planted!

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  • My favorite pest tip it to plant marigolds in your vegetable gardens to help keep the pests away.

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  • pull by hands lasts longer

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  • So looking forward to seeinh Russell Crowe in the movie

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  • I have never done yard work. Have always rented. We are looking for our first home though. I will need to read and find out what to do. I have used ant and fly sprays inside

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  • Vinegar and/or boiling water will kill weeds

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  • Laying down weed cloth before mulching is the way the pros prevent weeds.

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  • Keep pet food in airtight containers

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  • putting news paper down first will help prevent weeds

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  • MY WEED TIP IS TO PULL THEM UP RIGHT AFTER IT RAINS

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  • We hand pull the weeds in our garden but use weed killer around the fence.

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  • Placing newspaper between the mulch and plants to deter pests and weeds and its a greener option!

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  • My tip is to use a weed killer.

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  • My only pest tip is using chalk to keep ants away – it’s true they won’t cross the line (or if a brave one does the chalk will coat it’s legs and it will die). Nice because it’s non-toxic and won’t hurt pets or kids.

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  • Take care of it quick and early (before it begins is best). If you let them take over it is expensive and HARDER to treat

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  • Be consistent and remove them by hand

    Thank you for the chance to win!

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  • We use vinegar to kill weeds and place old mats or rugs between garden rows to help deter pests and moles.

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  • Get down on your hands and knees and pull.

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  • To get rid of weeds you must get rid of the root and all. Best to burn, and do not throw in the compost pile as they will come back.

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  • After an awful experience dealing with poison ivy, I always wear gloves when weeding/gardening and use lots of soap and water to clean up afterwards

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  • My best pest tip just has to do with prevention. I try to plant things in my very shady yard that deter mosquitoes such as catnip. As a bonus, my cat gets fresh catnip!

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  • be consistent.

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  • Check for weeds on a regular basis so they don’t get out of hand!

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  • Use shallow dishes half filled with vegetable oil to trap earwigs.

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  • I live in NYC so I don’t have a garden but my Mom does and I know she has used beer to keep slugs away from her plants.

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  • my best weed tip is to put down the weed killer before the weeds have the ability to get roots

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  • Mow them down! We have yet to find a good solution to weeds around the yard, so hubby just cuts them down.

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  • I don’t do lawns but I do weed the flower gardens!

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  • A 50/50 dishwashing soap and water removes aphids.

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  • We hand pick bugs from our vegetable plants and use mulched grass to keep weeds down.

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  • We put down mulch and try to keep up with pulling the weeds as much as possible.

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  • put news paper under mulch so weeds dont grow up!

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  • I start pulling weeds early in the season and use landscaping fabric in my flower beds. It doesn’t completely stop the weeds but it helps.

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  • Other than pull the weeds I don’t have any good tips.

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  • I like to use vinegar for weeds.

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  • I have these weeeds on my retainer wall. I am looking forward to see if this product can attack the weeds.

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  • spray monthly!
    thanks simmsmba@gmail.com

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  • Pull the weeds

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  • I just pull the weeds. I use white vinegar to keep pests away.

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  • My tip is only to weed often enough so you don’t get behind! Spending hours weeding is no fun!

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  • My husband takes care of most of the yard work, but I’ve noticed that he puts out a lot of mulch to help with weed control. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

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  • mostly I just pull weeds but for problem weeds I use a vinegar mixture

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  • Use bay leaves to keep the weevils away.

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  • Keep on it so it does not get bad!

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  • use vinegar to kill weeds

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  • I use bug bombs and keep food only in the kitchen

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  • Start early & stay on top of it!

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  • We spray weed and feed along with a yard pesticide about once per month. We also have a professional spray our yard every 6 month, I live in the southeast and we are always battling bugs.

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  • Peppermint oil keeps spiders and mice from coming inside.

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  • Make sure you know what pests you have and use the correct product(s)

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  • Stay on top of the weeding so it doesn’t become such a chore.
    Thank you.

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  • Share your favorite pest and weed tips

    but if i killed all the golfers they would lock me up and thow away the key….oh Gophers!..I can do that!

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  • Bonus S Plus on my lawn at least three times every summer! Really helps with the southern weeds!

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  • I have a very large bank with lots of grown weeds and I really need to get me some of this.

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  • We usually just pull and use plant healthy weed killer

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  • I just pull weeds, I haven’t tried anything else on them before. I do sometimes spray around my back door/porch, so ants and bugs won’t come in my kitchen.

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  • My kids and I are super excited to see this movie… They love the old Superman movie with Christopher Reeves, so to take them to see this one will be a huge treat 🙂

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  • My latest pest issue actually involves my dogs, and biting flies…ugh! I was tired of buying “horse” sprays to keep the flies off of them while they are outside, so I mixed a cup of listerine with 2 parts water…put it in a spray bottle, and spray them fairly liberally… The minty smell is nice, and the flies aren’t biting my Dane’s ears any longer 🙂

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  • Our family will be seeing the Man of Steel movie, can’t wait.

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  • Egg shells and salt to keep the slugs from my young plants.

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  • If I see weeds, I try to keep them pulled. Other than that a professional.

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  • Yes, I would love to see that movie

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  • We have a really good friend who does it all for us fo free!!! My tip would be to make a friend like that 😛

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  • If you put dry corn meal or dry grits on an ant mound the ants will eat it and then drink water causing them to pop when the grain absorbs the water ((this can only be used in dry weather)

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  • Spraying the yard with a spray

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  • My favorite tip is to cover bare soil with mulch to prevent weeds from growing

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  • call a professional!

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  • I use the Amdro spray!

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  • Call Terminix… 🙂

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  • We make sure to treat the lawn on a regular schedule

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  • Put vaseline in carpenter bees holes to stop them.

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  • i’ve had good luck using cinnamon to stop ants…

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  • I always try to spray the yard to get rid of the weeds

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  • Just kill the little suckers

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  • You have to be determined. When I loose steam and not give it my all, I notice my lawn does not look like it should. So I stick with fighting the weeds until I beat them! 🙂

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  • I like to spray before I have an insect problem.

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  • I believe in treating regularly

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  • My tip is to add pest-resistant plants

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  • Keep pulling
    Thanks for the chance

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  • my favorite tip is to get someone else to do it for you 😉

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  • I dump my soapy dishwater on the aphids in my rose garden

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  • My tip is to just pull the weeds as often as possible

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  • I don’t know any great tips (but I’m learning some from the other responses) other than to hire a professional.

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  • keep the weeds down and no standing water

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  • My favorite pest and weed tips are:

    1.) keep your house clean — should keep the pests away

    2.) weed your garden often — hard work but it works.

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  • I keep the spray bottle outside and spray constantly as I quickly walk the yard daily to ensure its done often.

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  • borax works great for ants and for fruit flies a small glass with a little water in it covered with saran wrap and a little hole for them to go in and they cannot get out

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  • My favorite tip is to spray the weeds as close to the root as possible.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  • plant lots of flowers to overwhelm them and mulch liberally

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  • I use moth balls to keep the snakes out of the crawl space

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  • we hire a pest control service

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  • I put newspaper on the ground between the plants in our garden to keep the weeds at a minimum.

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  • APPLY WEED KILLER TO DRY LEAVES

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  • I use a weed preventer early in the season.

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  • pull weeds after it rains, they are easier to pull up that way.

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  • Use corn meal against ants

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  • I usually pull them.
    Thanks for the giveaway! =)

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  • Make sure that your weed killer won’t kill all your grass along with the weeds. If you have the ability to spot treat your weeds, an organic way to kill them is by directly applying a solution of diluted vinegar + dish wash liquid to the area.

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  • spray on a hot or warm day when rain isnt in the forecast for a few days

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  • Hire a lawn service! And I do love my dandelion digger.

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  • weed often

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  • i spray weedkiller early and make sure to attack any weeds that may pop up

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  • Mine: “Hire a professional”

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  • Don’t apply weed killer too much or if the ground is wet.

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  • We use to have a problem with ants. My tips would be I cleaned with orange cleaner. They seem to hate that. I also would put a jar with a little bit of water in it..the ants would crawl in but not crawl out.

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  • Like everyone else is saying, you just have to keep up with them. Easier said than done.

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  • always pull weeds out by the root.

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  • You must weed often or they will overwhelm everything!

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  • Always pull weeds out by the root- otherwise there’s no use in pulling them! When using weed killer, follow the directions closely, too little, nothing dies, too much, everything dies. Don’t spray if it has rained in the last 24-48 hours, or if you water your lawn every evening- the moisture in the soil will allow the weed killer to seep away from the weeds and kill your grass. Make sure there are no leaks in your sprayer!! If it drips at all, find a way to stop it, or you can wind up stepping on the drips and tracking it all over your lawn– it does make for and interesting design in your lawn, especially the footprint shapes! As for bugs, clear leaf and other debris from around the perimeter of your house, and if possible, spray non-porous surfaces.

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  • we use pickling vinegar to keep weeds off our path.

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  • dog urinates and kills everything

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  • All I can say is spray those suckers!

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  • I check for weeds weekly, I think if you check for them regularly, its easier to keep them from spreading.

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  • start early in the season to stay on top of weed growth

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  • Weed as needed

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  • Weeding tip – always wear sunscreen. Weeding is no fun, but being burned for days after is worse!

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  • Our tips aren’t too good. My daughter went out to weed and we ended up with stripes in the lawn. Maybe it was all weeds but and she didn’t apply correctly so it killed lawn. We had one stripe untouched, other bare, etc. Hmmm, we are trying

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  • My tip is to spray for weeds early on a sunny morning.

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  • Don’t leave pet food out!

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  • Best weed tip…don’t let them grow too long..some of those weeds have deep roots and take a lot of muscle to pull out.

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  • My best weed tip is to try to keep on top of them by weeding once a week, and also pull them out when you walk past and spot them!

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  • do not spray weed killer if you know it’s going to rain in the next few days.

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  • I get a lot of water bugs in and around my house

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  • Growing garlic keeps some pests out of my garden.

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  • just keep pullin them weeds out

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  • My tip is to be sure to put mulch down after you finish weeding to keep them from coming back.

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  • don’t leave food out

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  • The only thing I know to do about weeds is to just pull them constantly. That’s what I do and I still can’t seem to stay on top of them.

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  • To pick weeds early!

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  • best tip spray and weed weekly

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  • My best tip is to keep on top of it and to weed at least twice a week

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  • Spray every 3 months or so for pests to keep them away!

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  • I use sevin dust indoor and outside it will not harm pets. for ants I use baking soda.

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  • Use weed and feed a couple of times a year, and stay on top of weeds before they get out of control.

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  • Pull weeds often and use weedkiller

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  • Well I don’t garden so I don’t worry about weeds but to keep away pests I spray with cyper8

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  • In our garden, we hang fragrant bar soap to keep the deer away. This works pretty well. We also spray around our whole house foundation each spring with insect spray to help keep them out of the house.

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  • Get ’em out early!

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  • try and start early in the spring protecting against bugs

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  • Pick the weeds as you see them so they don’t spread and become overwhelming.

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  • Stay on top of weed pulling so they don’t get out of hand

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  • I use Preen feed and weed supplement to stop some weeds before they start. Also, I pick weeds as soon as I can get the whole root up, rather than waiting forever and giving them the chance to seed.

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  • I use water and vinegar and the kids will also pull some but these methods don’t work that well!

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  • we use home defense ortho for pests and roundup outside for weeds;)

    jmatek At WI dot rr DOT com

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  • Weed regularly and have your yard sprayed for pests.

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  • I use a few drops of dawn dish soap in a spray bottle of water to help keep bugs out of my garden. No standing water around the yard, keep brush and leaves picked up.

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  • For me,the best way to get rid of the weeds is to just pull them every week.It seems to be better than paying for any weed killer that just doesn’t cut it.I see results when I pull them by hand 🙂

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  • i put preen done

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  • We use cut human hair to keep the deer away

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  • I usually pull weeds. getting down to the bottom of their roots and spray the really stickery kind. Pests on the inside get the fly swatter!

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  • we use weed and feed and also I use eucalyptus to get rid of my ants for me it works

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  • Wow this sounds interesting I have never tried it before!

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  • For weeds just getting out weekly to pull them is all I do!

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  • We use lemon juice and put it on the weeds

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  • I use a natural bug killer for my plants outside that really works, and I use a weed wacker to cut down the weeds. I do not want to use a chemical weed killer with my dog walking around in the yard. For ants I use ant traps, and for flying bugs, I use the sticky strips and a good old fashioned fly swatter.

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  • No, I have never tried VIPRE before.

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  • pulling the cweeds up and making sure to also pull the roots is an excellent method of controlling weed growth. Works every time.

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  • keep your grass cut short

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  • I cover the walkway weeds in my garden with mulch usually. Under that if you can put newspaper that keeps weeds at bay as well. I have such pesky ones around the mailbox and fences though, this stuff looks great!

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  • Okay this may sound funny but we have a great gardener who takes care of our yard so my tip is to get a good gardener if you can afford it.

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  • Use a weed and feed several times a year. That should help cut down on the amount of weeds popping up. Also, pull weeds when you see them.

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  • We burn our weeds with a propane burner. No more sore backs.

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  • Using cayenne pepper to keep rabbits out of hostas.

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  • Right now I use a product that contains cinnamon and other spices. It knocks the ants right out. But needing help getting them from marching into our house. Ick.

    The biggest pest, disease causing ticks is my nightmare. Cut grass short and use repellent.

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  • beer in a pie pan and the slugs drown in it

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  • My tip: live in a condo and let other people do the work.
    Thanks for the contest.

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  • My tip is to plant marigolds next to tomato plants to help keep bugs away from your tomato plants

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  • My best tip is to plant you shrubs away from your hose to avoid pests.

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  • My tip for weed control is to pull or hoe them before they go to seed

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  • I like to use PREEN in my garden to keep weeds from geminating.

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  • my fave pest tip is to use little dishes of beer to attract and get rid of slugs

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  • I always put down a weed barrier, it’s extra work but saves time not having to pull weeds in the long run.

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  • If you have pets make sure to keep the floor clean around the bowl and clean any plates you might have wet food on don’t leave them on the floor. Might attract pests

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  • For pests I always use bug sprays

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  • I pull weeds out every week and spray natural weed and pest killer.

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  • Get the kids to help out with weed pulling. They enjoy it and the work gets done faster with their help.

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  • For pests, I tend to use more natural remedies like cinnamon or orange oil for ants. For weeds, use ground cover as much as possible.

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  • baby shampoo and water makes a good bug spray

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  • You have to keep up with it. You can’t get rid of them once & think they are gone forever! It’s a process!

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  • a professional told me to keep plants and shrubs at least a couple inches away from your foundation to help with pest problems.

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  • If you catch unwanted plants before they get too big, it’s easier to pull them, and they won’t be able to flower and set seed if you pull them early, too.

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  • put a lawyer of wet newpaper before you mulch, prevents weeks from sprouting up

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  • Dawn dish soap is supposed to help kill weeds. I haven’t tried it yet, but I’d be curious to see if it works.

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