Salt and Vinegar for Weeds

I am considering making a weed killer using vinegar and salt. What are the benefits and the amounts used?

By Donb

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August 19, 20135 found this helpful

I just used this 3 days ago and my weeds are dead. Works faster then round-up !

The recipe is ...
One gallon white vinegar.
One cup of salt. And,
2 TBS blue Dawn.
Mix well and spray on.
Notice: it does kill everything, so don't spray around flowers etc.

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August 5, 20160 found this helpful

works very well

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April 6, 20170 found this helpful

Good to know, I will try that. I have used about 100.00 of Round Up.
I have about one acre to weed. Have paid guys to weed and they still come back. Have to do it all over again. I am a 73 yo widow and have limited income. Thanks so much

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June 4, 20170 found this helpful

I am going to try this formula I am 78 and really do not have anyone to help me. I also am a widow. In my back yord my dog has her potty area and I need to get rid of weeds there. I understand this is animal safe.

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May 29, 20180 found this helpful

Just curious, i read another persons blog with this same recipe. They said to boil the vinegar and salt until dissolved.

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Let it cool and put the the dawn in your sprayer and add your salt/vinegar slowly to not make many suds. is this what you did?

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September 22, 20180 found this helpful

The Romans salted Carthage for a reason. Just white vinegar works well too

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Anonymous
June 18, 20190 found this helpful

As I live in the UK, what is blue dawn? Is this mixture safe around Hedgehogs?

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June 19, 20190 found this helpful

I think Fairy dish detergent is similar to Dawn.

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Anonymous
April 7, 20170 found this helpful

I've heard that if you're adding salt to the ground that it will prevent anything regrowing in that area for up to 4-5 years. I've heard vinegar works fine without the salt. Although the mixture will work well on blackberry bushes

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