Quit pulling weeds! (We've done this for 2 years now and I will never garden without mulch again!) Ruth Stout, no- work garden, this is one great concept for anyone wanting to garden effectively and easily
"Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures. I just learned about this in my winter gardening class the other day and the teacher has done it for years."
Sugar As a Lawn Fertilizer: Plain table sugar spread on your lawn is an organic gardening method to keep weeds at bay. Sugar gets rid of weeds,does not add any nutrients to the soil--it actually depletes it of nitrogen. When soil has less nitrogen, native plants which do not need high nutrients thrive. Read more: http://www.ehow.com/about_6404819_sugar-lawn-fertilizer.html#ixzz2XmeZ0jHm