Natural Weed Killer

Shawna Bailey
by Shawna Bailey
3 Materials
1 Day

Raise your hand if you hate weeds! I totally hate weeds. Can't stand them, and they're always creeping up into my yard, between my pavers, everywhere! Most people I know use that awful poison, and while that works, I do not want to spray that stuff anywhere I step. This recipe is a great organic weed killer. It's definitely the best natural weed killer, and you can easily substitute the apple cider vinegar for white vinegar.

Here’s some weeds. My weeds. In my yard. I gotta get rid of these.

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

I used apple cider vinegar, Epsom salt, and a spray bottle. Step 2: Pour the Vinegar in Your Bottle

I added two cups of apple cider vinegar to the bottle. If your bottle is smaller, then you'll probably have to add less. But don't worry about it; you can always refill. Step 3: Add the Epsom Salt

I funneled in a 1/4 cup of Epsom salt. Step 4: Shake Well and Spray

I shook up the bottle until the Epsom salt dissolved. Then I sprayed the weed very well.

The weeds totally dried up 24 hours later (its pretty hot right now during the summer, so that also helped). I was able to simply brush them away. I'm sure if your weeds are thicker and stronger, you might have to yank them a bit, but this weed killer will definitely help.

No more weeds! This is the best weed killer!

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  • JULIE JULIE on Jul 30, 2022

    Will it kill poison ivy

  • Jackie Jackie on Jul 31, 2022

    Does the weed killer get rid of the root also?

  • Heather Kuder Heather Kuder on Sep 12, 2022

    I found this ingredients on FB, but also adding Dawn dish soap!

    My Q once as weed is killed? Later on would them weeds come back?

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  • Pat Pat on Jul 31, 2022

    I add Dawn dishwashing soap to help it stick to the weeds. I also use white vinegar rather than cider vinegar.

  • Rhonda Rhonda on Jul 31, 2022

    If I get it to close to my flowers will it kill them