How do I make a homemade grass and weed killer?

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  • Here's what I use, Charles: Take a spray bottle and cover the bottom with salt and fill it up with vinegar. Add a few drops of dish soap and shake. Spray on the weeds.


  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on May 06, 2019

    Weed killer to be used on sidewalks and driveways can be made from vinegar and a bit of salt. On the lawn, you cannot use this mix and so maybe putting down a bit of weed and feed fertilizer will kill off the weeds and make your lawn thicker and greener.

  • DesertRose DesertRose on May 06, 2019

    This safe formula will kill any green plant: 1 gallon white vinegar, 2 cups Epsom salts, 1/3 cup Dawn dish soap (blue kind) and spray it early in the morning after dew has evaporated. By evening they will be dead. I might add, we always cut what we will spray, to help it reach the roots. So cut it at the mower's lowest setting or a weed cutter and then spray for best results.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on May 06, 2019

    Hello. There are many natural household type of ways to eliminate your weeds, these very helpful links from Hometalk are a great a great synopsis.


    https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/pest-repeller/diy-weed-killer-38537988?


    https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/pest-repeller/s-9-natural-weed-killers-that-will-save-your-summer-garden-17001086?


    https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/pest-repeller/natural-weed-killer-20665086?


  • Hi Charles - The struggle is real, isn't it?!? 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

    https://pinkfortitude.com/weed-killer/