Be Sure To Specify ‘Weed Killer,’ Not ‘Every Plant In The Yard Killer’

Be Sure To Specify ‘Weed Killer,’ Not ‘Every Plant In The Yard Killer’

Before an annual fundraiser he holds in his large backyard, a Minnesota man headed to the local garden center to pick up some weed killer in order to pretty things up. He spent $175 on five bottles of product from the company Ferti-lome. But the product he chose has a cousin in a similar bottle that doesn’t just kill weeds: it kills every plant in sight, then stays in the soil and prevents any plant growth for about six months. Guess which formula the garden center sold him? [More]