Is There a Homemade Weed Killer?


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White distilled vinegar works as a homemade weed killer. Within just a few hours of application, the weed starts to die. The acetic acid in the vinegar burns the weeds foliage and lowers the pH in the soil temporarily.

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Is There a Homemade Weed Killer?
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White distilled vinegar can be applied straight on a weed to kill it. It can also be mixed with a bit of dish soap and salt to make it more potent and help it stick. Simply mix 2 cups of vinegar, 1/2 cup of table salt and 1 teaspoon of salt. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and apply on weeds. Vinegar is not selective and kills any green plant it is applied to.

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