Weeds are known to be hardy and adaptable, growing fast in any kind of environment. Because of this, they can infiltrate your garden, your lawn or even on your farm. Anybody who is into gardening would definitely agree on how undesirable these weeds can be are and how difficult they are to remove.
Pulling and slashing them takes a lot of effort, and while they work, the effects are only temporary, as they almost always seem to grow right away! If you’ve done your share of manually pulling weeds and decide that you are tired of doing so, you should have a look at the top 10 best weed killers we have listed in this review. We’ve listed down how they work and why they are ideal for use and how much weed-killing power you get for every bottle you buy.
- 10. Ortho B Gon MAX Plus Crabgrass Control RTU Trigger Weed Killer
- 9. PBI/Gordon Speed Zone Lawn Weed Killer
- 8. Ortho Weed B Gon Weed Killer for Lawns Concentrate, 1-Gallon
- 7. GreenView Weed and Feed – 13 lb. bag Covers 5000 sq. ft.
- 6. Ortho GroundClear Vegetation Killer Concentrate, 1-Gallon
- 5. Bayer Advanced 704140 Lawn Weed and Crabgrass Killer Concentrate
- 4. Southern Ag 2,4-D Amine Weed Killer Selective Broadleaf Weed Control
- 3. Spectracide 95834 Weed Stop for Lawns, 32-Ounce Concentrate
- 2. Compare-N-Save Concentrate Grass and Weed Killer, 41-Percent Glyphosate, 1-Gallon
- 1. Roundup Weed and Grass Killer Concentrate Plus, 16-Ounce
10. Ortho B Gon MAX Plus Crabgrass Control RTU Trigger Weed Killer
Crabgrass or fingergrass is one of the most annoying weeds that can ever infest your lawn. And while it’s very easy to pull out, doing so will require so plenty of time and effort. If that is the case, you might want to consider the Ortho B Gon MAX Plus. This product has been proven effective to work effectively against crabgrass and other lawnweeds. It also ensures no regrowth as it kills over 200+ weeds right at its roots. It makes use of safe ingredients that do not harm the surrounding plants and the environment.
9. PBI/Gordon Speed Zone Lawn Weed Killer
This best weed killer comes in a 20-ounce bottle and promises weed-killing effects within several hours of use. It constitutes a fast acting formula that’s safe for the health and the environment. One bottle can treat an area ranging from 14,000 to 18,000 square meters, making it an ideal purchase for those who need to treat large properties. It also works on both wet and dry environments and targets different species of weed, including the hardy turfgrass.
8. Ortho Weed B Gon Weed Killer for Lawns Concentrate, 1-Gallon
This weed killer is a popular lawn concentrate that’s used by many homeowners across the globe. Easy to apply, affordable and fast-acting, it kills a wide range of weeds without harming the environment. Ortho Weed B Gon is professional-grade and has been tested to work on 250 species of troublesome weed. For an affordable price, you get results within hours of use. Upon purchase, all you have to do is dilute the concentrate into a large sprayer and start using it.
7. GreenView Weed and Feed – 13 lb. bag Covers 5000 sq. ft.
Available in a 13-pound bag, this killer can treat areas about 5,000 square feet, and is formulated to kill more than 250 types of weeds. Aside from killing weeds, it also feeds grass by restoring and increasing your soil’s nutritional value, keeping your grass green and healthy for 8 weeks. This product also gives you excellent value for money, and is very easy to use.
6. Ortho GroundClear Vegetation Killer Concentrate, 1-Gallon
Available in a 1-gallon black bottle, the Ortho GroundClear is a vegetation-killing concentration that kills weed instantly and prevents regrowth for up to a year. The concentrate is fortified with 0.08% imazapyr and 5% glyphosate, it can be used on different areas of the home. It is also very convenient to use. Plus, it is safe for pets, people and the environment, making it safe for long term use.
5. Bayer Advanced 704140 Lawn Weed and Crabgrass Killer Concentrate
Bayer is known for its high quality products, and the Bayer Advanced 704140 is one of them. Designed to kill lawn wee and crabgrass, it features a potent all-in-one formula which can kill up to 200 different species of grasses and weeds, including the difficult ones like bahia grass, centipede grass and crabgrass. The product is available in a 32-ounce bottle, which goes a long way. It is formulated to be safe for humans and the environment, and to work even during wet conditions, too.
4. Southern Ag 2,4-D Amine Weed Killer Selective Broadleaf Weed Control
The 2,4-D Amine Weed Killer takes the second top spot in this list of the best weed killers in 2016 reviews. The product is amine-based and features a selective killing mechanism that controls hard to kill vegetation without harming surrounding areas. This keeps your lawn in top shape. The product comes in a one-quart sized container that lasts a long way. One to two tablespoons is good enough for 3 to 5 gallons of water, which is enough for 1,000 square feet of heavily infested grounds.
3. Spectracide 95834 Weed Stop for Lawns, 32-Ounce Concentrate
With over 200 species of annoying weed, the Spectracide Weed Stop for Lawns is formulated to kill them all. Featuring a selective formula that kills only weeds and does not harm the environment, the product provides absolute value for money. At 32-ounces, it’s very affordable and provides long lasting effects. Using the product is very easy. A little goes a long way by simply mixing two teaspoons into one galloon of water. For best results, it is recommended that it be used on a newly mowed lawn.
2. Compare-N-Save Concentrate Grass and Weed Killer, 41-Percent Glyphosate, 1-Gallon
Compare-N-Save currently tops the list of best weed killers for this year. It comes in an one-gallon bottle that works for long terms and lasts long. What makes it stand out is its active ingredient – 41% glyphosate, which allows it to kill many kinds of weed right from the roots. It acts fast, starting its effects within minutes and continuing on for two to four days. A container of the concentrate can be diluted to make over 85 gallons of pure weed killing power, which covers a cumulative space of 25,000 square feet.
1. Roundup Weed and Grass Killer Concentrate Plus, 16-Ounce
Purchasing the Roundup concentrate gives you a very large bottle of weed killer that is formulated with a fast acting technology, aptly dubbed as FastAct. True to its name, it works within 30 minutes and provides lasting and killing results for up to 12 hours. Formulated to be rainproof, it can be used in any weather and on a variety of weeds. Its broad-spectrum formula works on hundreds of species and can be used on lawns, on flower beds, around trees and even on concrete driveways that have weed growth! As it is a concentrate, all you have to do is to dilute an amount (6 oz per gallon of water), and then spray on the infested area. Best used with a knapsack sprayer or tank for broader reach.