An M.E. gardener’s nightmare: how to control the weeds on the drive?

If anyone can help with the following inquiry received today, please comment to our blog on this page or email We’ll pass any good advice on.

I have had M.E. for several years and am no longer able to use conventional herbicides such as Round Up. In have used sodium chlorate for several years to control the grass on our long drive and that has been effective but it is no longer legal to use it.

Do you know of anything else that would be safe for me to use – not too expensive for use in a large area but deadly for grasses and weeds ? I should be very grateful for any advice you can give or if you could put me in touch with someone who would know about this. Most alternatives we have tried haven’t really been effective and the grass keeps growing.

Thank you.


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