Salt and Vinegar Weed

This is an alternative to your store brought weed sprays that contain harmful chemicals, such as glysophate.


Salt and Vinegar Weed Killer

7.5 Litres of Vinegar

1 Cup of Salt (240g)

2 Tablespoons of Detergent


This works especially well on a hot day. Be careful not to get any on your desirable plants.


Mulch and news paper are still better for your soil than salt and vinegar, but this offers a solution where paper and chip is not an option. Spraying this on a path or driveway on a hot day, will clean up the weeds pretty quickly.



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  2 comments for “Salt and Vinegar Weed

  1. Ron
    October 27, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    Will this kill kikuya?
    And which vinegar?

    • November 8, 2016 at 8:26 am

      Plain white vinegar. Yes it will. It will also kill anything else around the Kikuyu that it contacts. If you are wanting to grow anything in the soil where you are spraying, you would be better to pull out or for larger areas use black plastic or cardboard and mulch to smother and cover. This spray used over time will also stop weeds germinating due to salt build up. Great for pathways and patios, not so good for garden beds. The plants, worms and microbiology don’t love it.

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