How To Make Cheap Homemade Weed Killer

weeds Here are two simple but effective ways to kill weeds around your home without using herbicides.

By fare the most simple solution is boiling water. If weeds appear in the cracks of your sidewalk you can simply pour boiling water on them. This method will kill any weed without chemicals or changing your soil. This spot treatment can be difficult in tight areas of gardens, but is still very feasible with careful application.

Your second option is very effective also. You can make a homemade weed killer using white vinegar, salt and dishwashing liquid. Many people call this a weed killer, but it is actually a vegetation killer. It will kill anything it comes in contact with and will change the composition of your soil. Spray it on your lawn and it will kill the entire lawn and you will not be able to plant new grass for sometime. This method does the same to your garden. You will not be able to plant where you spray it for several months. So before you do it, think twice. Mix a gallon of white vinegar with a cup of rock salt and 1 tablespoon of dishwashing liquid. The dishwashing liquid makes the solution stick to the plant leaves. Make sure you shake the solution to dissolve the salt. Just pour into your favorite spray bottle and your good to go.

One thing to think about many plants have already dropped their seeds, so the weeds are going to come back. The best solution to eradicate weeds is spend the time to pull them out when they first appear for several years and use the solution to spot kill weeds in a garden but not a lawn.

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