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Gardening fanatic shares ‘miracle’ weedkiller and it only costs £1.18

WHEN it comes to gardening, there are few jobs most people hate more than weeding.

But one woman claims to have come up with a recipe for a homemade weed killer that's more effective than any other spray - and it only costs £1.18.

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If you struggle with weeds coming up between your paving slabs, the homemade weedkiller will work a treatCredit: Getty

Taking to Facebook, the woman wrote: "My mum was talking about the weeds growing up between the slabs on her driveway and path.

"Couldn't sleep the other night so started googling away.

“Came across this website detailing how to make your own weed killer at home.

"Bought the vinegar from Home Bargains (59p for 500ml) and she already had rest of the ingredients needed."

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She added that her mum tried out the recipe on Sunday, and was quick to rave about the results.

"£1.18 was all it cost, and after using it on Sunday she said it's the best weed killer ever! Hope this helps someone out," she concluded.

To make the weed killer, use a litre of white vinegar, three large spoons of salt and three large spoons of washing-up liquid.

Mix it all together and pop it into a spray bottle.

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Spray it over the weeds, leave for a few hours - or a day if possible - and when you come back the plants should have shrivelled up.

"Great idea!" one person commented on the post.

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"It’s so easy to turn to the chemical solution for weeds and bugs but there are often safer, environmentally friendly solutions."

"We use this and it works great," another added.

Others suggested slight changes to the recipe for a more effective spray, with one writing: "Yes it's amazing.

"We use Epsom salt and cider vinegar, and also warm water."

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