Save money by making this safe homemade weed killer that works and is kind to the environment. It’s ideal for gardeners, landscapers, and homeowners.
It can be frustrating to put hard work into a garden only to have weeds take up residence. It’s important when using a solution to remove these pests that the garden doesn’t suffer as a result. There are many weed-treating products on the market, but they can be expensive and dangerous to plants, pets, and children. The following is a homemade recipe for weed control that is safe, effective, and inexpensive.
What You’ll Need:
3 Litres of White Vinegar
1 Tablespoon of washing-up liquid
1 Cup of Salt
1 Container that will hold 3 litres to mix ingredients
1 Pump-action pressure sprayer for Dispensing or use a spray bottle for small areas.
Directions for Making the Weed Killer
Combine all the ingredients into the container. Mix the contents until the salt dissolves. It’s important to make sure the salt has dissolved; otherwise, your spray canister may become clogged.
Fill your dispenser and carefully spray the offending weeds, trying not to get too much of the mixture on your garden plants.
You may like this Pump Action Pressure Sprayer 5 Litre.
Safe for Plants, Pets, and Kids
This homemade weed-killing mixture is effective without harming your garden or creating a dangerous interaction with your children or household pets.
It works by drying out the weeds and leeching water from their stocks. The washing-up liquid helps to stick the mixture to the weeds and ensure they dry out.
Try the Homemade Approach
If you have difficulty with weeds invading your lawn or garden, try this recipe for effective results. It’s not ideal to be spraying shop-bought chemical substances around your home or garden.
Instead, take some items you already have stored in your kitchen and put them to good use. There’s no need for back-breaking labour or strong chemicals when a homemade and safe solution is just as successful.