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How can I get rid of weeds

Posted by zany-684605 - Created: 8 years ago
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Posted by zany-684605 - 8 years ago

Thanks for your help

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Posted by johnners-660966 - 8 years ago

Hi Zany,

Cutting down will not work as the roots remain in the ground and will regrow. Depending on the type of weed, cutting them down simply starts even more vigorous growth.

Digging up does work but you need to be careful not to leave any remains of roots behind as they'll simply regrow.

We have a 'kill all' spray that is sprayed onto the leaves of the weeds. In a few days most begin to go brown and then die. We then dig up all the dead weeds, being careful to get all the roots. We did this about three years ago and with the exception of one or two weeds the garden has remained weed free ever since.

Doing any of the above will only work successfully if your neighbours don't have too many weeds either. Otherwise they'll just re-seed themselves on the wind from weeds next door or nearby.

Johnners

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Posted by kazanddave - 8 years ago

pay someone to do it for you, use a weed killer, or both