Weeding Tips and Tricks

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Hand weeding is generally preferred in garden areas to prevent harming the other plants. A few simple tips can help with both weeding and reducing the growth of weeds in your garden. This is a page about weeding tips and tricks.


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For many gardeners, one of the most unpleasant (and seemingly endless) aspects of gardening is staying on top of the weeds. Here are some simple tips to make the job easier.

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A linoleum knife makes a great weeding tool. The sharp hooked end will cut through almost any weed, just below the soil.

It is also perfect for removing grass. You can clear a fairly large area of grass in a short amount of time. We created this planting bed with just a linoleum knife. :)


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March 22, 2007

Tips and ideas for pulling up weeds from the ThriftyFun community.

Weeding Tips

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Did you know that gardeners and home owners spend millions of dollars each year trying to rid their gardens of weeds? We keep spraying them and they keep coming back.

Weeding Without Chemicals

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This is a general question that would put an old argument at home to rest! Does weeding after watering in any way harm the garden shrubs and plants? I actually find that weeding after watering is ideal as the weed roots slip out from the tangle they may have with the other plants much more easily.


October 24, 20150 found this helpful

The only way it may injure any plants is if the plant gets uprooted with the weed in the soil. Usually though you can just tamp the half lifted plant back into place and it will be alright.


It is true that weeding after a good rain is easier to remove weeds. I always wait until after a rain to do weeding.

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I was weeding by the pond early in the morning and realized there was a picture here just begging to be taken.

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