Asked on Apr 17, 2019

What is the best weedkiller?

JoanieM.H. ~ HomeTalk Helper ❤️Holly Bertone | Pink Fortitude


Suggestions on BEST weedkiller for my flowerbeds??????

5 answers
  • Linda Sikut
    on Apr 17, 2019

    Hi Joanie,

    There are two easy ways to make a homemade weed killer. One is to use plain white vinegar with a few drops of dishwashing liquid. Put them in a spray bottle and spray the weeds. It takes a while to work so don't expect immediate results. The other way is to pour boiling water on the weeds. That will kill them instantly. If the weeds are between cracks on a driveway or sidewalk, you can add about 1/4 cup of salt to the vinegar mixture, but don't use it in a garden because it kills the soil too and nothing will grow there for quite a while. I hope that helps you. Wishing you the best.

    • Andrea Yanochko
      on Apr 18, 2019

      I do this a few years ago but I added too much dishwashing detergent. I slipped fell and broke my ankle. So much for my mother-in-law's ideas.

  • Annie
    on Apr 17, 2019

    Hi Joanie, try this one, but like with all weed killers, don't get any on your flowers. Just the weeds.

  • Hi Joanie - This is the most effective all-natural weed killer DIY that we use. It's even been featured on Hometalk! Hope this helps! Hugs, Holly

  • We usually purchase the Round Up Concentrate. It has always worked the best. Hope this helps! 😊

  • Joanie
    on Apr 18, 2019


    Thank you for helping!!..........we've always used this, but my husband wants something easier to apply and with more strength. Joanie

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