How Can I Get Rid of Weeds
There are a number of ways to get rid of weeds, depending on where the weeds are appearing and your personal approach to gardening. Weeds in lawns, vegetable gardens, and flower gardens all require different approaches, and the type of weed present is also a factor. You can get rid of weeds naturally with some rigorous work, or use chemicals which are designed to target specific weeds and kill them, depending on how you feel about the use of chemicals in gardening. One of the best ways to get rid of weeds is to stop them before they start. Using clean soil which is free of roots and seeds from other plants is a great way to start, and many gardening stores deliver clean soil which has also been enriched for healthy growth. You can also use plastic or fiber weed barriers in planting, making small holes for your wanted plants and preventing weeds from coming up between them. Planting heavy native groundcovers can also help by creating a dense mat of foliage which weeds cannot penetrate.
Video Transcript How Can I Get Rid of Weeds? Hi, this is Yolanda Vanveen, and in this section we’re going to talk about how to get rid of weeds. Now, if you are a gardener or you have a garden where you’re trying to grow a lot of plants at one time, you know all about weeds. And weeds can just take over your flower beds very quickly. But I found an easy way to get rid of them. And it’s very simple. So these flower beds are long and they’re just full of bulbs and weeds ’cause I haven’t weeded enough in here over the summer. It’s been raining in the fall, the weeds have been going to town. But what I’ve been doing is raking up all of my leaves and just covering the beds, around the plants that are growing, I’m just putting the leaves down. And I’m finding that it works so quickly. The weeds die back so quickly. And in the spring it’ll be lush dirt with no weeds in it and the bulbs will come right up. And I might have to pull a few weeds when they start growing in the spring, but it’s muc