How to Get Weeds Under Control in 3 Easy Steps!

There is nothing gardeners’ dislike more than weeds. They look terrible, hurt your plants and come back every season. Preventing weeds sounds difficult, but it doesn’t need to be. With a few simple tricks, you can kiss those pesky weeds goodbye!

Weed Pulling

Pulling weeds is the first step to their defeat. It can be difficult to remove the entire root every time. Luckily, there are tools that can help. A weed puller helps grab the base of the weed while also giving leverage to pull it up. You can pick up a weed puller from your local garden center for as little as $5. That’s a small price to pay to keep your garden clear of weeds.

If your garden bed is full of small roots, the Rotoshovel's auger can cut through, eliminating the need to remove roots before digging. If a root is too large to cut, the unit will shutoff and blink to notify the user. Then the blockage can be removed manually before continuing to dig!

The best time to weed is at the end of the summer, as their growth rate slows. Pulling weeds will instantly improve the health and appearance of your garden.

Weed Killers

The most certain way to remove weeds from your garden is by pulling, but weed killer chemicals still have valuable uses in the garden. The majority of weed killers target the active weed, but do not attack the root. Because the root is unharmed, the weed can reemerge during its next growth cycle. Weed killer can still be effective against smaller weeds because their size allows the weed killer to reach the root and eliminate it for good.

Weed Prevention Techniques

Once you have cleared your garden of weeds, keeping them away is the next challenge. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to keep those ugly weeds out of your beautiful garden. One way is to put down weed preventing pellets in areas that regularly sprout weeds.

Another weed preventer is landscaping fabric. It prevents weeds from surfacing or receiving sunlight, providing many weed-free seasons!

Following these steps, you can keep your garden protected from ugly, harmful weeds. These suggestions will take time to implement, but will keep your garden maintained for years to come.

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  • Some videos on how this works would really be helpful. I own but watching some videos would give me the confidence to get it out of the box to use it. Thanks

    Susen

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