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Weed Killer Sprays You Can Make at Home

Unwanted weed can grow really fast in your backyard. You may be tired of looking at all those weed and want to get rid of them. Well, there are ways to be rid of them. You can cut them which may take a lot of your time or you can make your own weed killer spray.

Yes, there are some items at home that can kill unwanted weed. You can find items in your kitchen that are useful. There are those best weed killers that you can buy but it helps to try and make your own. In order to help you get rid of those weed, here are some homemade weed killer sprays that you can try on your own.

·        Boiling Water

This is the simplest weed killer that can be made easily. All you need to do is boil some water and spray it on the weed. You have to be careful not to spill boiling water on your plants. And you need to make sure that the water is really hot when you spray it on that unwanted weed.

·        Baking Soda

This item can easily be bought. All you have to do is sprinkle baking soda on the weeds. Make sure that there is no wind nor rain when doing so. It will kill out those weeds easily.

·        Salt and Vinegar

Here’s a mixture that can be done conveniently at home. You will need one gallon of distilled white vinegar and 2 cups of table salt. Mix the ingredients well. Make sure that the salt is completely dissolved.

Spray the mixture to the weeds and be sure to include the stem. You have to remember that salt can sterilize the dirt. It is likely that there won’t be anything that grows within the area where this mixture is sprayed on.

·        Lemon Juice

The lemon juice will kill those unwanted weeds easily. Spray the juice on the weed evenly. Make sure to include the stem so that the weed will not grow again. You can also mix lemon juice with white vinegar and cooking oil to spray on really strong weeds. This mixture is more potent and will immediately get rid of those weeds.

·        Listerine and Water

Yes, this too will work and is an effective weed killer. You just mix one cup of Listerine with one gallon of water.  Spray the mixture onto the weeds and get rid of them. This mixture will also help get rid of aphids.

·        Borax and Vinegar

This mixture is very effective. You just mix one cup of borax with one gallon of distilled white vinegar. Just make sure that your pet animals will not have access to the area. Borax can be toxic to animals when ingested.

·        Essential Oil and Vinegar

You can mix one cup of essential oil with one cup of distilled white vinegar. You can use orange essential oil or clove essential oil. Once you have the mixture you simply need to spray it on the weed. Make sure to not spray this mix on your other healthy plants.

Final Words

There you have it, these are some of the weed killer sprays that you can make at home. All these ingredients are easy to find. You will definitely kill off those weeds that are not doing good in your backyard.

Killing those unwanted weeds need not be expensive. Try these homemade mixtures and see the results immediately. You will have a beautiful yard with healthy growing plants.

Jaime
Jaime London is a writer, contributor, editor and a photographer. He started his career as an editorial assistant in a publishing company in Chicago in 2009.