Magazine article Journal of Property Management

5 Eco-Friendly Solutions: For Your Apartment Weed Control Woes

Magazine article Journal of Property Management

5 Eco-Friendly Solutions: For Your Apartment Weed Control Woes

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Property Management Insider, Vaughan

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Apartment owners and managers need to know that it is possible to curb unsightly crabgrass and dandelions without dumping a ton of toxins onto your grounds.

Property Management Insider columnist Erin Vaughan shares five apartment weed control tips:

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GET THE RIGHT GRASS FOR YOUR CLIMATE.

Sowing a species that's suitable for your region will help you avoid ugly bare spots, for one, but it will also help your grass establish itself so it can fight off weeds and invading species.

2

USE EPSOM SALTS AS AN ALL-NATURAL FERTILIZER.

Chemical runoff from conventional fertilizers are hugely destructive to marine life.

In stark contrast to commercial fertilizers, Epsom salts dissolve easily into lawns.

They also add necessary magnesium to up soil pH and balance out excess calcium and potassium.

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EVISCERATE WEEDS WITH A LIBERAL CORN GLUTEN APPLICATION. …

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