Amazing weed killer made with items you will find in your kitchen! Really works

Ever since moving into my current house, I have struggled to keep our front walk weed free. We have 2 young kids (that seem to cringe at the site of shoes thus are always walking around without them) and a little dog, so I personally do not like to use Round up or other harsh weed killers on our property. To add to that, the city where we live has banned the majority of pesticides.
I got this frugal, yet extremely effective, way of killing weeds from my neighbor. He was out spraying his weeds a couple of weeks ago and I had to inquire what he was using because all I could smell was vinegar. I love that it is safer for my family and the environment. I also love the price! Using basic ingredients, pickling vinegar, dish soap and salt, you too can kill your weeds. Be warned though, it will kill grass so don't be trigger happy with you sprayer :)
Just to show you how well it works, here is an image where there is a weed still alive and the rest killed. I would like to say I did this on purpose to show you all how well it works but I actually missed this weed :)
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  • Lynnda Lynnda on Apr 01, 2016
    I just tried boiling hot water today and it worked :)

  • Pat VanEsselt Pat VanEsselt on Jun 07, 2018

    I found one ingredient list.

    1 gallon vinegar

    1 cup salt

    2 tablespoons dish liquid

    it says that that you will need to treat several times because it doesn’t kill the roots like Round Up