A well taken care of garden and yard is the best quality of house owners, but many people know how difficult this can be when having weed, which in a way is inevitable. There are many chemical products that can eliminate it from your garden, but they are harmful for the environment and for your well-being.
Many people have turned to the use of natural household cleaners and weed killers that are solely based on natural ingredients. These natural products are safe for use and still effective as the commercial ones. By using natural weed killers the garden is kept nicely and all the produce that come from it are for sure organically healthy.
You can easily prepare a homemade weed killer that is very effective for your garden. Moreover, it is most likely that the needed ingredients are already present in your house, and if not, they are easily available, and very cheap, for instance they can cost you less than $3.00.
Most importantly, this solution is safe for use thus protecting your pets and children from the harmful chemicals that are present in commercial weed killers.
DIY Natural Weed Killer
- 2 cups of Epsom salt or regular salt
- 1 gallon of vinegar
- A quarter cup of dish soap
- 1 gallon or spray bottle to mix the ingredients
Pour the vinegar into the container, and then add the salt and mix it nicely. Leave it to stand for around 1 hour in order for the salt to completely dissolve.
In the end, include the dishwashing soap, mix everything once again so that everything blends in nicely.
Transfer the resulting solution in a spray bottle, and that’s it; your natural weed killer is ready for use. Spray the weed with it and in 24hours it will be completely destroyed.
Bear in mind that if your weed is larger it will need more spraying.
- For best results, use the spray while the weather is sunny since it needs full sun exposure in order to be 100% effective.
- Be careful not to spray it on grass or plants that around weeds because they are sensitive to this solution and you may kill them as well.
Remember that a natural week killer can be as effective as the commercial ones, and do not believe the advertisements telling you that your weed can be eliminated only by the use of chemical ingredients. Moreover, you can make it by yourself without any hassle.