Make Your Own Weed Killer With Cheap Gin

This little tip sounds like the perfect solution for an alcoholic gardener who just went on the wagon: Make your own weed killer with leftover gin. Does it work? Hell, we have no idea. We live in Brooklyn where yards are outlawed.

It is, however, on the internet so it must be true. From Shakyard:

Chemical weedkiller is expensive, stinky, and potentially hazardous. Fortunately, there is a better weedkiller out there, and it is one you can make yourself using common household items.

Combine an ounce of white vinegar, an ounce of cheap gin, and 8 ounces of water. Pour the mixture on the weeds, and they will die.

Is gin cheaper than weed killer? For the sake of awesome, and without doing any research, we say yes. —MEGHANN MARCO

Make Your Own Weed Killer [Shakyard]
(Photo: Phault)

UPDATE: People are saying that the vinegar works without the gin, but what fun is that?