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Rock salt as a weed killer for gravel driveway

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by DIYAd, 12 Nov 2013.

  1. DIYAd

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    My gravel driveway is looking a little too green and i want rid of the weeds and grass.

    Its approx. 200 square meters.

    I've read about Salt being an affective weed/grass killer but what about rock salt ? Surely its the same but just about 10 times cheaper (ice/snow clearance etc etc)
     
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    Rock salt would do the job. But you would have to use a lot over a prolonged period and it will leach to god knows where killing as it goes. Therefore it's a dumb idea. Listen to John.
     
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    It will seep into the surrunding soil, making it hostile to any plant apart from Marram grass and other coastal plants.
     
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