Gardening can be fun. People start a garden because they enjoy it and relax them. However, it can be stressful if you do not know what you are doing. Weed around your garden plants can be the main reason to make you crazy. The good news is that with the right knowledge, tools, and techniques your garden can be weed free.
Do not use Chemicals.
Some people like to use different chemicals to control or kill the weed. It can even be more comfortable doing this than using other methods. The problem of using chemicals is that it can penetrate the fruits and the vegetables. Then, those eating the nuts and the plants will consume the chemicals.
Another problem is that chemicals can runoff and reaches the groundwater, contaminating it. This is something that it should be avoided to protect the Earth natural resources.
Best Methods for Weed Control
Till the garden – As part of the preparation of the soil before starting the sowing, tilling the garden can help the prevention of the weed. When you lose and turn over the soil, the weed seeds will be buried making it hard to grow.
Hoe the topsoil – This method and tilling the garden should be done with caution. When doing short and shallow strokes, some of the small young weed will be pulled away.
Weed control fabric – This is a great way to control the weed on your garden plants. It is straightforward to set up. You just set it up in the area where you want to plant your garden. Then make holes for your plants. These fabrics come with little loopholes that allow water and air into the soil while blocking the weed.
Mulch – Adding mulch to the weed control fabric is even a better way to control the weed on your garden plants. This help to block even more the air and water leaving the pot with a better chance to die before growing. Mulch also helps to prevent the light while keeping the soil fresh.
Pull the weed – This is the easiest way to prevent the plant in your garden. Just the simple act of bending and pulling the pot will help to keep your garden beautiful. However, make sure to remove the weed before going to seed, hence avoiding spreading weed seeds around your yard.
Growing a beautiful garden require a lot of patience and persistence. Gardening is an everyday job. When using the techniques mentioned above, dealing with weed will be more manageable and less stressful.