What is the best way to destroy weeds in a gravel driveway?

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We spray several times a season but it seems like we never can do away with weeds all together. We need a way to kill them and not have any come back.
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  • Judy Clark Judy Clark on Jun 20, 2017
    I have read several articles that say pouring boiling hot water on weeds will kill them very quickly. Might give it a try.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 20, 2017
    make a mixture of white vinegar and water 50/50 add a dab of dish soap and a dab of salt

  • Dus9776494 Dus9776494 on Jun 20, 2017
    Round up weed killer

  • Barbara Reynard Barbara Reynard on Jun 20, 2017
    Spray with vinegar

  • Rcc24757934 Rcc24757934 on Jun 20, 2017
    For an organic solution to weeds, you can mix strong vinegar, orange oil, and a tablespoon of dish soap to drench weeds early on a hot, sunny day. Put 2 Tbsp. of orange oil plus the liquid dish soap into a gallon of vinegar. Use a spray bottle or sprayer and target the weeds individually. Be careful to protect the plants you want to save. It is amazing how quickly the sun works with the concoction to eliminate the weeds. Molasses will eliminate the crab grass that tends to attack the pavement against the curb. That type of plant tends to grow in poor soil & the molasses enriches the area and the plants do not like the environment.

  • Melissa Travis Thompson Melissa Travis Thompson on Jun 20, 2017
    Add Dawn dish detergent to your weedkiller. It will help stick it to the weeds better. Also, spray in the morning on a dry day.

  • Weeds are always going to turn up, that is just nature. Spray with full strength vinegar. That will work.

  • Howard Howard on Jun 20, 2017
    In a Gallon of white vinegar add a cup of. salt then spray the weeds , they will die in a few days, and not come back. Don't get it anywhere you plant flowers they will not grow.

  • Cindy Cindy on Jun 20, 2017
    Hello MoEagle91, If you pour boiling water on them followed by sprinkling salt that should do the trick. A lot of salt. Like a whole box. Hope this helps.

  • Judy Judy on Jun 20, 2017
    Spray them. Go to search, on your comp., and search for weed sprays and they will give you lots of ideas too. Good luck. Some maybe household goods, and some maybe with poison. So, check carefully. J.

  • 13526476 13526476 on Jun 20, 2017
    Please use the above organic methods of your choice (boiling water is my go to for all weeds) and stay away from Roundup; it's toxic to all life in general. (Refer to issues surrounding organic farmers in reference to Roundup.)

  • Julie M. Julie M. on Jun 20, 2017
    I dissolve rock salt in white vinegar and spray or pour it on the weed. Works for me.

  • Tam13317878 Tam13317878 on Jun 20, 2017
    Vinegar, salt and dish soap (Google recipe). WARNING: only use if you wish to never have growth there again as the salt makes the soil uninhabitable.

  • Lynne B. Lynne B. on Jun 20, 2017
    You could try burning them with a propane torch. A good singeing to the tops should be enough to knock them out.