You can get rid of weeds with chemicals, but you can also use natural herbicides to get rid of this disturbing problem. Homemade herbicides are 100% natural and equal effective keeping your garden safe and healthy.
Weed the garden well!
Get rid of weeds by hand then dig the soil. Pour in the spot they grow a solution made from 1 liter of vinegar with 3 tablespoons of salt and 2 liters of water. The solution is enough for an area of 2-3 meters square. Such a solution can only be used once a month, and never repeat the operation if it doesn’t rain well meantime because you can affect soil quality due to salt.
Another effective homemade herbicide is to put a piece of soap, about 100 grams in a liter of water. Grate the piece of soap and let it stand in the water for 2 days. The resulting solution is perfect for spraying weeds leaves. They won’t be able to breathe and they will die. Use this solution whenever is needed.
Another solution with beneficial results is cardboard. You need ordinary, but thicker cardboard. Dig the ground on the working surface to a depth of 10-15 centimeters. Place the cardboard then wet it well, and then cover it with earth. The sun and the air will dry all the seeds of weeds. The place will be perfect for planting vegetables. The weeds that are under the cardboard blanket won’t be able to reach the light, and the land will be cleaned in a year. The roots of the vegetables can pinch up the cardboard, making it the perfect fertilizer which will completely decay in 2 years.
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