Ever wonder how to make your own nontoxic weed killer? Looking for an alternative to nasty toxic chemicals?
Roundup has to be the number one item purchased by homeowners across America. I’m not going to go into the details of the toxicity of Roundup, you can read all about it here in an article by Dr Mercola.
According to a study conducted by Thomas Tworkoski, the following essential oils proved effective when used to kill weeds (in the study it is referred to as “causing injury”:
The study determined that a concentration of 5-10% was enough to successfully injure the weeds. Vinegar is also known to be effective for killing weeds. The combination of clove essential oil and vinegar is very powerful. If you make this solution, please keep in mind that you DO NOT want to spray this on the good bugs or the good plants in your yard! Some plants that you may want to eradicate are actually edible, medicinal, or very important for bees.
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