How to remove weeds correctly?

Wild herbs

wild herbs

Wild herbs are plants that grow at such a rapid rate that, if left unchecked, they could invade the entire garden in a matter of a few weeks. To avoid this, it is very important to remove them, but if we do not do it well, they will sprout again.

Therefore, it is necessary to know how to remove weeds properly. Thus, over time, we will be able to have a piece of land without having to worry about them.

There are several ways to eliminate weeds, which are:


How weed

remove grass with hoe

La hoe it is a very useful garden tool. It is used to make holes, ditches, … and remove herbs. To remove them properly we have to make sure that when it hits the ground, it goes a little deeper into it. It must be taken into account that they have to be removed by the roots, otherwise they will sprout again.

If the soil is very hard, it is highly advisable to water it the evening before. This way, it will be much easier to remove them.


Garden rototiller

Garden walking tractor

When you have a medium or large garden the walking tractor it’s essential. With it, the soil can be aerated, something especially necessary before starting to cultivate, but it can also be used to remove the grass. After having passed it, we can do two things: either remove it with a rake, or bury it in the ground to serve as compost.

Natural herbicides

Apple vinager

Apple vinager

Natural herbicides are very useful when you want to eliminate weeds from a certain area. There are several, like these:

  • Sal Island: we can use it both directly and mixed with 2 cups of water. Of course, we have to be careful not to throw it on the plants in the garden because if you do they will dry out.
  • Vinegar (of any type): we mix 1,5 liters with a tablespoon of liquid soap and another of lemon juice, and then we pulverize those herbs that we want to remove.
  • Cornmeal: It is used to eliminate the roots, so first you have to remove the grass and then spread it.
  • Baking soda: you just have to sprinkle it where you don’t want weeds to grow.

Do you know of any other ways to eliminate unwanted wild herbs?

How to remove weeds correctly?

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