Killing weeds permanently can be a challenge, but with the right strategies, it's possible to keep them at bay.

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Here are 14 ways to kill weeds permanently

Hand Pulling

Remove weeds by hand, making sure to pull out the entire root system to prevent regrowth.

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Mulching

Apply a thick layer of mulch to smother weeds and block sunlight, preventing their growth.

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Boiling Water

Pour boiling water on weeds to scorch and kill them. Be cautious not to pour it on desirable plants.

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Vinegar

Spray vinegar (5% acetic acid) on weeds. It's a natural herbicide that can kill many weeds.

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Salt

Sprinkle table salt or rock salt on weeds, but be careful, as salt can harm soil fertility

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Baking Soda

A mixture of baking soda and water can be effective in killing weeds. Apply it directly to the weeds.

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Corn Gluten Meal

Use corn gluten meal as a natural pre-emergent weed control. It inhibits weed seed germination.

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Commercial Herbicides

Selective herbicides target specific types of weeds, while non-selective herbicides kill all vegetation. Follow label instructions carefully.

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Landscape Fabric

Install landscape fabric or weed barrier cloth before mulching to prevent weeds from emerging.

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Flame Weeding

Use a propane torch to heat weeds, causing cell damage and killing them. Exercise caution and follow safety guidelines.

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