Getting rid of weeds in your garden can be a total pain, but these 8 homemade weed killing solutions may just help you eliminate weeds once and for all! These homemade weed killing solutions are cheap to make and you’ll usually be able to make them with stuff you already have around your house!
8 Homemade Weed Killing Solutions
#1. Epsom Salts, Vinegar, & Dish Soap
- 1 gallon vinegar
- 2 cups Epsom salts
- 1/4 cup Dawn dish soap
- Spray bottle
Combine all the ingredients in the spray bottle and spray directly onto the weeds.
Newspaper makes a great and inexpensive ground cover that can actually kill weeds! Simply lay newspaper around the soil where weeds grow and watch them disappear!
Cornmeal works amazingly at killing weeds and keeping weeds at bay, especially when sprinkled in the cracks of driveways and sidewalks.
#4. White Vinegar
White vinegar is quite powerful when it comes to killing weeds. Simply fill a spray bottle with white vinegar and spray onto suspecting weeds.
#5. Boiling Water
You can also boil some water and pour it directly onto the weeds. Be careful not to burn your actual plants though!
#6. Essential Oils
Choose from cinnamon, clove, or red thyme essential oils and add a few drops to a spray bottle filled with water. Spray directly onto weeds.
Bleach is a great weed killer for areas where you don’t want anything to grow again such as driveways and walkways. Spray bleach directly onto weeds.
Mix a cup of Borax with a gallon of water to make a weed killing concoction. Spray directly onto weeds. Looking for more DIY solutions? Check out this homemade ant killer and get rid of ants once and for all!
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