Pros ; s alt works as a weed killer when it dissolves into the soil around the plant roots.
This is the Gallop product I use Click the Amazon picture for more information.
Cons; Unfortunately raking also stirs up the dirt that has got into the gravel creating a seed bed for new airborne weeds.
More ways to keep gravel pathways and drives weed free
Gravel driveways add a bit of rustic charm to your home. Gravel is a lot cheaper than block paving, cleaner than tarmac, good for drainage, looks better and more ECO friendly than imprinted concrete and also help with security. Burglars hate walking or driving over crunchy gravel.
Pros; Covers the bare patches and the weeds.
Glyphosate kills the whole plant including the roots.
Pros ; Rakes out surface weeds and moves the gravel around making it difficult for weed seeds to germinate so preventing weed from growing.
Always check Strength actually is 360g/l when buying concentrated Glyphosate weed-killer from other sources.
So what can be done to keep weeds and even grass from growing in your gravel? Here are some weed control tips:
Having a gravel sidewalk, pathway, or driveway with your home has many appealing qualities. For example, you can have a gravel pathway using any number of beautiful kinds of gravel pebbles, including contrasting or complementary colors to your home. You can also have a gorgeous curving pathway with the gravel, something that can be more difficult to do with other roadway materials. And you can even use materials like crushed granite or lava, among other hard materials, to create the “gravel” sidewalk or driveway. Also, the materials are much more yielding in cold weather than asphalt is.
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Use garden fabric to keep weeds away