Weeds are increasingly becoming resilient and that is not good news for your precious kitchen garden but fortunately we have compiled a list of efficient weed killers that will come in handy and protect your labour.
Note : Make sure to strictly follow the directions specified in each weed killer to the word or it might end up causing adverse effects. Pay special attention to the spectrum of weed killer you are using, take care not to use non-selective weed killer over your entire lawn.
Warning : Use gloves and face mask while spraying weed killer and take care to wash your hands with soap after you are done spraying. Keep children and pets away from the garden during and after spraying the weedkiller.
Storage: Store the weed killer in a cold place away from direct sunlight and keep the lid/cap tightly secured.
Dilution : Some weed killers require dilution, make sure you use a separate container for the same and do not use it for any other purpose. Spray bottles should also be used only for the purpose of spraying the weed killer.
Southern Ag 2,4-D Amine Weed Killer – Best selective weed killer
Southern Ag 2,4-D Amine weed killer is a selective application. Its best for a lawn riddled with weeds. It can kill weeds ranging from dandelions to clover without causing harm to grass. The usage recommendation is mixing 2 – 3 tablespoons with 3-5 gallons of water. After first application if you still find weeds are thriving its recommended to increase the concentration.
Pulverize Selective Weed Killer
The Pulverize Selective Weed Killer is a highly efficient herbicide which can easily applied in concentrated areas using fine a fine sprayer, it will not cause harm to useful plants, It causes less harm to the surrounding environment when compared to conventional options.
Spectracide Weed & Grass Killer
Spectracide Weed & Grass Killer is the best option if you want to start off freshly with your garden, it is a non-selective weed killer which will kill everything that it touches, hence making it cost, time and money efficient. After one application, regrowth is prevented for upto three months.Its best to use it at the start of spring/summer seasons when weeds come back in full force.
Roundup Weed and Grass Killer
Roundup Weed and Grass Killer comes with a built-in sprayer to make spot removal easier. With a ready to use formulation, you do not have to go with the hassle of mixing or diluting in water before you use it. With the enhanced accuracy of the built-in sprayer , you can use the weed killer in concentrated spots while minimizing overspray.
Roundup Concentrate Plus
Roundup Concentrate Plus is a concentrated weed killer which is meant for eliminating weeds growing on concrete driveways and pathways. Roundup Concentrate Plus is a precision weed killer that helps eliminate weeds from challenging spots. It can also be used in fence lines, foundations, and gardens.
Preen Garden Weed Preventer
The Preen garden weed preventer, prevents weed seeds from germinating. It effectively handles weeds before it even becomes a problem. The best time to apply it is during early spring, when weeds begin to sprout, and you need not worry about weeds for almost a year.
Gordon’s SpeedZone Lawn Weed Killer
Gordon’s SpeedZone lawn is a broad spectrum weed killer which targets over 100 different weeds including wild violet, clover, garlic and the stubborn creeping charlie. Being a fast acting herbicide, you’ll start seeing results within hours and the treated weeds should be completely dead within 1 to 2 weeks. What’s more, with just 20 ounces of the product you can make 20 gallons of herbicide and cover an area of over 14,300 sq. ft, making it one of the most time efficient and cost effective herbicide.