Round up

Robert Lauf via pbs
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 12:49:49 PDT
Use a turkey baster.


Regarding Nils's wish for a way to apply glyphosate "surgically," 
something I've thought about a lot too, I think the place to look is in 
veterinary supplies. I seem to recall seeing large syringe-type devices 
used on cows' udders. I may get one and try it on long-established 
dandelions, severing the taproot and shooting it into the lower part. 
Just spraying them with Roundup (or even Crossbow, which I think is 
2,4-D) does not kill them. However, I don't think it would work on 
Spanish bluebell (Hyacinthoides umbellata), because the main bulb is 
surrounded by many smaller ones. Like the dandelions, they were here 
when I bought this place, and will probably be here long afterward, 
though I'm discouraging them by pulling out the leaves once they have 

Jane McGary, Portland, Oregon, USA

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