Weeds are the unwanted plants that grow along with other plants and trees. Roundup is a kind of synthetic herbicide that is used to kill the weeds or unwanted plants. The synthetic herbicide can have a great impact on air, water, and soil and it also results in some serious health issues. Roundup is mostly commonly herbicide used in agriculture. This causes serious health problems as it has given rise to genetically modified food. You can also use natural homemade weed killer if have dear of using the synthetic herbicide.
There are many other ideas for alternative herbicides such as:-
Vinegar also is known as acetic acid helps to easy breakdown of weed. You can use household vinegar for organic purposes. If vinegar used on small and young weeds, it can control them for growing further.
- Vinegar with salt
Some people use vinegar with salt as it is more effective than simple vinegar to kill the weebs. Salt is used to dry the leaves and stems of the plants or trees.
Weeds sometimes build the protective layer around them, so oil is used to break down that coating or protective layer. Oil can be used with vinegar to give it a chance to penetrate deeper into the soil and make weeds die.
The best alternative herbicides tips to kill the weeds are as follows:-
- Be careful that you spray the mixture of vinegar and oil or salt on the weeds and not on the plants as it will kill the plants along with the weeds.
- Use protective hands covers or eyeglasses while spraying the herbicides as it can cause health issues if touched as it contains a high concentration of acetic acid which is very dangerous.
Lastly, Use the best herbicide to kill the weeds but concentrate more on soil health and plant nutrition.