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Eco Friendly Ways To Get Rid Of Garden Weeds

ways to get rid of garden weeds

Gardening is something you want to be good at; especially as the buzz about a coming world depression becomes louder. Hopefully that never happens, but it’s not impossible. Still, even if there is no global depression in the next twenty years, having a garden beautifies property, and can actually increase the value of your premises.

There are a lot of ways to expand property value in a “green” way, and gardening is a top-tier method. But if you’re going to do it right, you need to learn how to handle pests like weeds or insects naturally. This can be done, and there are different ways to do it. Check out this website for some natural ways to get rid of garden weeds in your yard.

This article will additionally explore some weeding methods that can help you keep your garden fruitful without having to rely on synthetic pesticides which pollute the ground and make the harvest less healthy owing to minute amounts of synthetic chemicals.

1. Just Pull The Unwanted Plants Out

This is pretty basic, but it works—however, it’s most effective on a small garden. Big gardens will take a bit more effort. Basically, every day, you walk your garden, find unwanted weeds, and pull them out. You’ve got to get them all the way out, by the roots. You can’t just pull the top weeds out. You need to pull them all the way from the soil.

2. Till The Ground Carefully Prior Seeding It

Sometimes there are weeds which hide under the soil and don’t present themselves until they begin leaching off the plants you’re trying to husband into fruitfulness.

Careful tillage of the land prior planting can help you avoid having your garden maligned by these weeds, but it is going to take a bit of work, and you’ll have to do it annually—which can diminish yields.

Whether this works for you will depend on the sort of garden you’re trying to grow, and the level of resources you can bring to bear.

3. Mulch

Mulch like wood chips, or other similar coverage options makes a lot of sense. Basically, you plant the seeds you wish, put down the mulch, and carefully husband those plants going forward. The mulch keeps the seeds of unwanted weeds from invading your garden and strangling the fruitfulness away from other plants.

4. Landscape Fabric

This is an option like mulch. You want to use this after you’ve already gotten rid of all the weeds. Basically, you lay down fabric, your plants come through that fabric, and the fabric keeps seeds from taking root in the plot of ground you’re trying to push toward a good harvest, or a floral yield.

Here’s the thing: if you’re trying to treat and manage soil around plants, landscape fabric can be hard to contend with. Still, if you have everything “set” after you put the plants down, this can keep weeds from taking root for years.

A Clean Garden Without Weeds

There are many other tactics that are totally natural ways to get rid of garden weeds. Working out and eating right are going to help a body reach fullest flourish—but notice: you’ve got to do both. Eating wrong may help you have gains initially, but you’ll have health problems later on.

Likewise, plant growth formula and pesticides continuously applied to gardens may make the yield appear good, but in reality, you’ve got a maligned product which is synthetic. It’s like plastic surgery as opposed to natural physicality. However, with the right anti-weed strategy, you can have your garden and enjoy its natural harvest. 

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of and I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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