Weeds Never Sleep, LLC

The Garden HotZot is a point and shoot sprayer that kills weeds organically – with hot water! It is fast, safe, easy and effective.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Portland, OR, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2015
  • Employees 1
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website hotzot.biz

Company Summary

The Garden Zot is a patented solution for organic weed control. The Zot sprays a jet of scalding hot water, killing the weeds in the ground.

Our market - In 2018 American gardeners reported spending a record $47.8 billion on lawn and garden retail sales.

All of the following States have instituted local Roundup bans; Alaska, California, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, and 15 other States.


  • Inventor of the Zot,
    IT Consultant,
    Event Manager (US Rowing Association)
    Instructor - Marylhurst College
    Instructor - Oregon Institute of Technology
    Instructor - Oregon Culinary Institute
    Co-founder of Portland/Vancouver Rowing Association
    Residential General Contractor.

    BA in Psychology
    MA Business Management

  • Owner

    Landscape Designer
    Experience: Interior designer for projects from $2 million - $50 + million, adjunct university instructor, landscape designer, lecturer and design coach.

    Education: BA Sociology, AA Interior Design, post graduate work in Horticulture.

    Prof. Member of APLD, LEED AP, Master Gardener, FIIDA

  • Kasten Spethman. OSBDC Capital Access Team


  • Josiah Cain

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