Weeds are ugly, annoying and can prevent your beautiful flowers and vegetables from growing to their full potential. Remove your weeds with harmless, inexpensive and everyday products you already have at home. With these tricks, you’ll have the most beautiful garden in your whole neighbourhood.
Sprinkle some salt between your bricked path in your front yard and backyard. Press it inside the cracks so the salt eliminates the weeds completely. You won’t see any pesky weeds anymore.
2. Vegetable oil
Vegetable oil has herbicide properties and natural pesticides so it is a good and cheap way to eliminate weeds in your garden. It’s also biodegradable so you don’t have to worry about a potential negative environmental impact.
Weeds do not like alcohol. Mix 30 ml vodka with a few drops of liquid detergent and 2 cups water. Pour this mixture into a spray bottle and then spray the weeds in your garden; The alcohol will dehydrate the plants and thus make them disappear.
Use vinegar to eliminate dandelions. Pour vinegar in a spray bottle and then spray only the plants you want to eliminate.
Mix 5 tablespoons liquid detergent with 4 cups water then pour the mixture into a spray bottle. Gently shake it and spray the weeds to eliminate them.
6. Essential oils
Clove, cinnamon and red thyme essential oils are great for removing weeds. Pour some essential oils directly on the weeds to eliminate them for good.
7. Boiling water
Boil a large pot of water and pour it on your weeds. This will kill them automatically. Just make sure you don’t pour the boiling water on your flowers or else you will kill those too!
8. Wood chips
Eliminate any potential sunlight for weeds by covering your soil with wood chips. They will look good in your garden and they will prevent weeds from growing! A win-win.
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