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9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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  • Jenni Peters
    Jenni Peters

    No

  • Carol Bryant
    Carol Bryant

    Will it kill the grass?

  • Gayle Cross
    Gayle Cross

    I have no idea I have not used it I sure do not want to kill my flowers That is why I was asking

  • Steve Wayman
    Steve Wayman

    We spray along the fence so it does kill grass

  • Beverly Compton
    Beverly Compton

    Does it rust the fence?

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9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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  • Tia Hagerman
    Tia Hagerman

    Thank you!

  • Donna Watson
    Donna Watson

    What the mixture amounts

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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  • Bethany Sheets
    Bethany Sheets

    gonna try the boiling water or salt! thank you

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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  • Joanna
    Joanna

    Gonna try this. I hope it works.

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

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half of a cup of salt and dish soap in a gallon of vinegar, weed killer

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  • Suburban Lawn and Garden
    Suburban Lawn and Garden

    Vinegar and/or Salt will STERILIZE the soil where it is sprayed. The soil can remain in this "dead" state for up to 2 years! Please do not pollute your yard this way. There are other methods, true organic methods.

Full of Great Ideas: Natural weed killer (made with basic items in your kitchen)

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3 gallons for around $4.00 Worked better than Round Up killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.

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  • Lisa Lehr
    Lisa Lehr

    I just sprayed my yard using the white vinegar. Time will tell if it worked!

  • Theo Crampton
    Theo Crampton

    apple cider vinegar is about 3 bucks a gallon not 12

  • Nancy Crist
    Nancy Crist

    In our area it is $3 a gallon also

  • Tina
    Tina

    Um I did this and beware it kills the grass around the weeds as well!!

  • julie wingenfeld
    julie wingenfeld

    I just paid 3.29 for a gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar! I can't imagine the price mark up that high! Thanks for sharing; I am getting ready to try today!

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Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

Alternative Gardning: Got Weeds? Use Vinegar

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  • Judy Dinsmore
    Judy Dinsmore

    Thank you Angela!

  • Julia Carl
    Julia Carl

    The salt would be great for sidewalk cracks, rock driveway etc. Pretty much anywhere you don't want stuff to grow again.

  • Doug Joanne Roche
    Doug Joanne Roche

    This does not work - huge amount of weeds appear in about 2 weeks - does anyone have any more great suggestions

  • Kate in Montana
    Kate in Montana

    Must try!

  • Mary Ellen Sandahl
    Mary Ellen Sandahl

    The site this is from says that once a month application is the routine during the growing season, and spot spraying perennial weeds that resprout. Anything that *permanently* killed weeds would also *permanently* sterilize the soil so nothing else would grow there, even if you wanted it to. Even the horrible Roundup (which Monsanto now agrees is NOT "biodegradable" and NOT "eco-friendly", and won't be advertised that way in future), has to be re-applied. Nature wants to grow things. That's why we're all here.

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How to make an inexpensive non-toxic homemade weed killer to control weeds in your garden.

Homemade Weed Killer

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  • Sandra Frederiks
    Sandra Frederiks

    Lesley, you asked a great question, I am not holding my breath waiting for an answer, but I am going to call the botanical gardens at our university and the one in Vancouver to see what they suggest. I will let you know what they say about it.

  • Lesley
    Lesley

    Thank you very much, Sandra. I am also looking for an alternative to using bone meal and blood meal. I am vegetarian for humanitarian reasons. We obliviously know that the blood and bone meals comes at the expense of a beautiful life force.

  • Sandra Frederiks
    Sandra Frederiks

    I use eggshells on my tomato plants in place of bone meal. I read on the frugal gardener girls site that they use powdered milk in place of bone meal. I don't know if either of those is appealing or not. I've never used blood meal. I do lay blackberry branches over my garden when I plant bulbs. It seems to keep the squirrels away and cats don't like the thorns either so I don't have kitty poo in the garden. I just have to make sure the blackberry branches aren't viable, or they will root.

  • Lesley
    Lesley

    Great ideas, Sandra! I will use them all. Thank you... :-)

  • Caren Rockafellow-Kling
    Caren Rockafellow-Kling

    We did this, this spring, and not only did it work perfectly but the weeds haven't come back all summer!

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Another pinner said, "BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle."

Full of Great Ideas

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  • Marcia Tole
    Marcia Tole

    It worked, I was amazed how quickly it worked.

  • Jan
    Jan

    It worked on some weeds and not on others and often the root grew another set of leaves.

  • Judy Dinsmore
    Judy Dinsmore

    Thanks Jan. That is good to know.

  • Cory Fuller, Realtor
    Cory Fuller, Realtor

    Beware everyone! My grass now has brown spots everywhere I sprayed it, 2 days afterwards, and a lot of the dandelions are still alive. I know we all want to save a buck here or there but this is not a good way to spot spray dandelions in your yard! Now I have to go reseed all of those areas and do what I should've done in the first place, just buy a good weed killer that doesn't kill my grass.

  • Suburban Lawn and Garden
    Suburban Lawn and Garden

    Vinegar will STERILIZE the soil where it is sprayed. The soil can remain in this "dead" state for up to 2 years! Please do not pollute your yard this way. There are other methods, true organic methods.

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Amazing Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around 6 dollars. It worked better than Round Up killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets @ MyHomeLookBookMyHomeLookBook

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  • Julia Carl
    Julia Carl

    The salt content alone will kill anything even blackberries. Only use this mix where you don't want anyyhing to grow for at least a few months. Think of it as extended control weed and grass killer

  • Cassandra Quantock
    Cassandra Quantock

    ...Dawn soap is not "organic"

  • Nesha Hoopes
    Nesha Hoopes

    True dawn soap is not organic but then again hopefully no one is consuming this weed killer. New title is in order: Amazing Organic (except Dawn) Weed Killer Spray. I think that should suffice for the nit pickers out there. :/

  • Judy Dinsmore
    Judy Dinsmore

    Thank you Nesha.

  • Suburban Lawn and Garden
    Suburban Lawn and Garden

    Vinegar will STERILIZE the soil where it is sprayed. The soil can remain in this "dead" state for up to 2 years! Please do not pollute your yard this way. There are other methods, true organic methods.

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How to make an inexpensive non-toxic homemade weed killer to control weeds in your garden.

Homemade Weed Killer

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"Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants."

Trashy Wench: The Queen of Creative Reuse

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  • Daileny Salazar
    Daileny Salazar

    Thanks babes Adday Perez-Santana not my idea at all :(

  • Jean Cocozza VonWachenfeldt
    Jean Cocozza VonWachenfeldt

    Does this really work?

Amazing Weed Killer Spray Recipe & Tips

Amazing Weed Killer Spray Recipe & Tips | The Homestead Survival

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BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. (you can purchase 3 gallon size Apple Cider Vinegar in the canning section of a good hardware store - cheap!)

Full of Great Ideas

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  • Gigi LeMay
    Gigi LeMay

    Need to kill grass under trees. Will this vinegar, salt and Dawn mixture kill the trees?

BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. (you can purchase 3 gallon size Apple Cider Vinegar in the canning section of a good hardware store - cheap!)

Full of Great Ideas

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Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Awesome!

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eco-friendly weed remover: fill spray bottle with white vinegar and add a few squirts of dish soap. shake. spray over weeds and next day they're gone.

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  • pat hood
    pat hood

    Will the solution of vinegar and dawn deterrent kill the grass where you have weeds when you spray or if you spray this around trees or pine trees to kill weeds

  • Judy Dinsmore
    Judy Dinsmore

    I do not know. Try it in an inconspicuous place. I pinned this from another site

  • pat hood
    pat hood

    Thank you

Weed Killer ~ 2c vinegar, 1 T liquid soap, 1 T salt... Mix ingredients in spray bottle. Will kill anything it touches so I bonnet the weeds to protect the plants.

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35 Pest, Disease and Weed Remedies--green and safe

35 Pest and Disease Remedies - Fine Gardening Article

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Pinner says: Spring is coming and this is the BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.

Full of Great Ideas

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