Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Weed Killer

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You can make your own weed killer with a few ingredients you probably have in your home. Salt, vinegar and dish soap are all it takes to effectively get rid of weeds in the garden.

The vinegar kills weeds, the salt stops them from regrowing and the dish soap holds everything in place. If you want to grow another plant in the spot immediately, hold off on the salt as it can stick around for a while and hold up any future growth.

1 cup vinegar
1/4 cup salt
1/4 cup dish soap

Mix everything together and fill a spray bottle. For more specific targeting, a small paint brush will let you to apply the mixture in more specific spots.Be careful around grass or other plants because this natural herbicide can’t tell the difference between a weed and your lawn or flowers.