How to Mix Gordon's Brush Killer

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Things You'll Need

  • Clean water

  • 1-gallon garden sprayer

  • Gordon's Brush Killer

  • Measuring cup

  • Gloves

  • Safety goggles

  • Face mask

Tip

Use 1 gallon of diluted herbicide per 300 square feet.

Warning

Dedicate the measuring cup to measuring herbicides. Do not use the measuring cup for food following use with any herbicide or other chemical. Do not use more herbicide than stated by the manufacturer. Over-use may lead to runoff and contamination of desired plants and water sources.

A garden sprayer delivers the diluted herbicide to weed foliage.

Gordon's Brush Killer kills annual, perennial and woody weeds via foliage. For effectiveness, the manufacturer delimits dilution guidelines for the user. The user must dilute the product according to the type of weed treated. After several days, the weed foliage turns yellow, then subsequently browns and dies. The manufacturer says you should not use Gordon's Brush Killer on windy days, nor just prior to rain or irrigation. Wind may carry the weed killer to desirable plants and crops. Rain or irrigation removes the weed killer from the weed foliage and reduces its effectiveness. Always wear safety gear when handling or spraying Gordon's Brush Killer.

Step 1

Add 1/2 gallon of clean water to the garden sprayer reservoir.

Step 2

Measure the concentrated Gordon's Brush Killer herbicide: 3 oz. for annual weeds, 6 oz. for perennial weeds and 9 oz. for woody weeds.

Step 3

Add the Gordon's Brush Killer to the garden sprayer reservoir.

Step 4

Close and shake or agitate the reservoir.

Step 5

Add another 1/2 gallon of water to the garden sprayer reservoir.

Step 6

Close and shake until all the herbicide dissolves. Continue to shake occasionally during use.

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Darci Pauser

Darci Pauser began writing in 2001. Her work has been featured in publications such as the "UC Berkeley Undergraduate Journal," Indybay and the West Texas Weekly. Pauser holds a certificate in sustainable agriculture from California's Green String Institute and a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.