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Natural Weed Control That Works

Natural Weed Control

I don't usually post these things unless I have tried them, And this works. I was amazed how fast I saw results too.

Mix:

1 Gallon white vinegar

2 cups multi purpose epsom salt

1/4 cup regular blue dawn dish soap

Put into gallon sprayer, if you don't have a sprayer, You can use anything that will spray out liquid, Saturate weeds.

I used this in the morning around 10 am went back in a couple hours and the weeds were wilting and turning color, a few hours later, bye bye weeds. Use this every couple weeks to control weeds, all safer for the environment, and allot safer to have around the house with children and pets.

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  • Grnacrz
    Grnacrz Boiling Springs, SC
    Why Dawn? Why not any dish washing liquid?
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    • Kat Davis-Moran
      Kat Davis-Moran Punta Gorda, FL
      Do it know why just know I have tried others and only the blue dawn works
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  • Jody Perkins
    Jody Perkins Anguilla, MS
    I'm sure that any dish washing liquid without bleach will work. Bleach will react with the vinegar and can possibly release Chlorine gas. I doubt that's a huge issue, but the reaction will basically neutralize the acidity and decrease the effectiveness
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  • Jody Perkins
    Jody Perkins Anguilla, MS
    Vinegar kills the weed.

    Epsom salt adds magnesium to the soil to help counteract the fact the lower pH (acidity) makes it harder for plants to

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  • Moto
    Anyone remember bug killer using dawn and spray on plants and remedy for Japanese beetles
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  • Sybil Strawser
    Sybil Strawser Fairfax, VA
    It's the high amount of epsom salts that has a detrimental effect on weeds/plants and helps to kill them along with the vinegar. There's a big difference between watering your plants with 2 tablespoons of epsom salt in a gallon of water and 2 CUPS to a
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  • Lori Robinson
    Lori Robinson Louisville, TN
    I've used the recipe above but with a few modifications, but let me be clear I actually use it to KILL weeds not around my garden or on vegetables, so I can't vouch for how it works in gardens, or debate as to how or why it works, I just know it does. I
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  • Chris
    Chris Mount Juliet, TN
    Dish washing liquid acts as a surfactant (in the parlance of agri chemicals) which makes the liquid adhere to the foliage and thus be absorbed.
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  • Cheri
    Cheri Hudson, WI
    Does anyone know if this mixture is toxic? My dog has seizures due to chemical sensitivities. I haven't used commercial grade weed killer for years & my yard needs help, so does my back!
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  • Phyllis Glozer
    Phyllis Glozer Youngstown, OH
    i have been telling everyone i know about this and we are all amazed how it works
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  • Ashlee Marrero
    Ashlee Marrero Killeen, TX
    Does this kill grass?
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  • Donna
    Donna Ozark, MO
    Does it kill the roots of the weeds too?
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  • Brina stasi
    brina stasi White Mills, PA
    I am gonna try this I am thinking of buying some hedge trimmers to reduce the amount I would have to spray It is like a jungle out there
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  • Karen Schumacher
    Karen Schumacher Bonners Ferry, ID
    Used this last year to get rid of the huge amount of dandelions and other broadleaf invading my yard - grass died too. - Could have been my mixture - but hey - only 1% dandelions this year and I replanted grass seed. Now using this on areas around that
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