Every gardener’s arch nemesis: the common garden weed. Weeding is a process that can be satisfying at first, but quickly becomes a tedious ta..
Thursday 8th August 2019
Every gardener’s arch nemesis: the common garden weed. Weeding is a process that can be satisfying at first, but quickly becomes a tedious task which gardeners often resent. Use our techniques below to to control and prevent weed growth.
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Mulch it up
Using mulch is a great way to help you fight weeds. Keeping the soil moist and cool, mulch promotes healthy plant growth whilst preventing the weeds from receiving the sunlight they need to grow. Using landscape fabric with approximately 2 inches of mulch on top will allow water and nutrients through to the soil whilst helping to keep the weeds at bay.
Weeds are natures way of repairing itself - that’s why they tend to appear in dry or damaged ground. Generally speaking, the healthier your soil is and the more nutrient rich, the less likely weeds are to grow. Treating your soil with fertiliser is a sure fire way to keep it healthy, reducing the likelihood of weeds growing.
If time is of the essence and you need to get rid of your weeds quickly then weed killer is the without a doubt the fasted method. Some prefer not to use any chemicals in their garden, but there’s no getting around how well weed killers work. As with all chemical products, make sure to read the instructions and warnings carefully before application and research which weed killer is right for your garden before purchasing.
Kellys have various weed killers that are sure to clear you garden.
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