Homemade Weed Killer for Large Areas


Weeds are specialized plants that are efficient at growing and multiplying. In areas where other plant life such as grass or moss is not present, weeds have a much easier task. When controlling weeds in large areas, consistency is the key, as the area should be maintained on a monthly basis to prevent new weeds from forming.

Step 1

Combine one part vinegar, eight parts water, and one part gin in a 20-gallon spray bottle.

Step 2

Pressurize the spray bottle by pumping its air intake lever.

Step 3

Spray down the entire area with the mixture, applying heavier amounts directly onto weeds' root systems.

Step 4

Re-apply monthly to keep the soil at an acidic level that is hostile to weeds.

Things You'll Need

  • Vinegar
  • Gin
  • 20-gallon spray bottle


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