Homemade weed killer

Weed killer

Spring is here and we all enjoy beautiful flowers and green plants that are growing like crazy. You can already see sprouting peas, radishes or carrots. If you have a greenhouse, you may already see some fruits or veggies developing. You should be able taste young radishes, for example. Home-grown is always better thanks to typical taste and spiciness that you will not find in stores. But not only the crops are sprouting but also weeds and you should get rid of those. There is no need to buy expensive chemicals because you can use stuff that you have at home. And what you need to make your own weed “Terminator? We shall tell you in the following lines.

Three ingredients and that is it

You can easily make a weed killer in just few minutes. It is so easy that anyone can do it. Here are the ingredients

  • 4 l vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of manual dishwasher liquid
  • 2 cups of salt.

You will also need a spray bottle to apply the stuff.

Weed killer

 Photo: Radek Štěpán

Quick recipe

Mix all ingredients together. First, pour the salt into the container and then pour in the vinegar and let the salt dissolve. Shake the container vigorously to speed it up. The salt must be dissolved thoroughly and it may take up to one hour. When the salt is completely dissolved you make add the dishwasher liquid.

Safe weed killer

This is a safe weed killer and you do not need to protect your pets. Nothing will happen to them, even if they come in contact with the stuff. It is also friendly to insects and you will not drive away bees or bumblebees from your garden.

Weed killer

Photo: Radek Štěpán

Destroys weeds within 24 hours

It may take long to destroy weeds in this way but keep in mind that you are using a natural weed killer.If you have tough weeds you need to repeat the process. Be careful when spraying. Anything green will most likely die if it comes in contact with the mist. Best day to apply weed killer is on a sunny day.

Preview photo: Radek Štěpán

Radek Štěpán

Gardening is my hobby, I have a lot of experience and I am happy to share it.


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