I have a small strawberry patch that I am having a hard time keeping the weeds out of. We do mulch with straw but the weeds just keep getting through. A friend at work told me that I should buy some salt at a feed store and sprinkle that on the berries. She said it would kill the weeds but wouldn't hurt the berries???? I have my doubts on this. Does anyone have any experience with this solution? Leay After reading my post, I realized that I look pretty lazy about weeding but I should clarify that between my huge garden, canning, mowing 4 acres and tending the grapes, raspberries and fruit trees on very little sleep (I work 12 hour night shifts), I tend to let the strawberries go!