If your yard is anything like mine, right now it is teeming with abundant plant life – in other words, weeds. And if you are anything like me, words like herbicide or Roundup make you cringe. For years, I have used the fail-safe method of dealing with weeds – pulling by hand. But after about…
How To Make An Easy 2-Ingredient Weed Killing Spray
Who knew that white vinegar could be such an effective weed killer? Learn how to make an easy weed killing spray, and why it works!
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
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PSA: Kills Dandelions ... Doesn't Kill your Kids or Pets! 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix above ingredients in a spray bottle. Spray weeds thoroughly. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Actually better than insecticides you buy at hardware store.
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