Vinegar Solution

A vinegar solution is one of the most common homemade weed killers. All you need are:

Vinegar Solution

2. Dishwashing liquid. This acts as a surfactant to help the vinegar cling to the weed's surface longer.

Vinegar Solution

Pour the ingredients into a spray bottle, and shake to mix. Spray directly onto the weeds

Rubbing Alcohol Solution

This astringent substance works by removing moisture from the weed's foliage causing it to die

Boiling Water

This homemade weed killer is the easiest of all to prepare and use.

Boiling Water

You won't be doing any mixing at all, and you can apply it at absolutely any time you wish

Propane Torch

Similar to the way boiling water kills weeds roots and all

Propane Torch

WARNING Safety precautions should be taken seriously when using boiling water or a propane torch to kill weeds.

Propane Torch

WARNING you should use extreme caution when using this tool on windy days, in dry conditions, or brushy areas.

Corn Gluten Meal

Corn gluten meal falls into a different category. It's a weed suppressor rather than a weed killer

Corn Gluten Meal

If used properly, it inhibits the formation of the first roots that crabgrass seeds put out after they germinate