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REALLY Killing Weeds With Vinegar

For more details on this process, please visit the blog post below.
Lately, I've been seeing Pinterest boards and blogs with tutorials on how to make a vinegar weed killer. Friends, I'm here to tell you that their information is faulty and their vinegar weed killer will not work.
Most of the blogs that show vinegar weed killer recipes, show household vinegar with 5% acidity.
This.Will.NOT.Work. I repeat, This.Will.NOT.Work.
You need a vinegar that has AT LEAST 10% acidity PLUS a horticultural citrus oil. There is some controversy within the organic gardening community regarding vinegar strength. Very respected gardeners say that 10% acidity mixed with citrus oil will kill weeds.
For at least 10 years I have been using a 20% vinegar for my weed control. I have not tried 10% vinegar ~ but I trust the gardeners who say it will work. Many of them are diluting their 20% vinegar by cutting it in half and adding water. Doing this will give you two gallons of 10% vinegar.

To see more: http://www.seasonedhomemaker.com/2013/05/a-vinegar-weed-killer.html

  • Cherry Choma
    Cherry Choma Canada

    Household vinegar DOES work if you combine it with salt and a little dish soap. You need at least a week of sun to FRY the weeds.

  • Donna Adams
    Donna Adams Prineville, OR

    Same here, I use household vinegar and epsom salt...it works good

  • Carol G
    Carol G Abbeville, LA

    I used a mix of regular vinegar, salt and dawn dish liquid and the next day all weeds were dead

  • Krazymammaw

    Cherry what else do you put in your vinegar and do use Epsom salt or reg table salt ?

  • Bill
    Bill Newland, NC

    I use 1 gal. of vinegar, 2 cups of epsom salt and 1/2 cup dawn dish washing detergent. For the dawn I use the original blue colored. One thing for sure you CAN'T BELIEVE SOME of the things SEASONED HOMEMAKERS put on here. They are NOT old enough to