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Weeds

Weeding my vegetable garden is a pain, literally. This is my first garden and I love doing the work, but does anyone know how to make weeding faster and less painful? Do you have any tips or techniques you use for fast and effective weeding? Or is this just the burden before the reward? (It'll all be worth it :) )

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TexasMama2Boys

Asked by TexasMama2Boys at 12:46 AM on Apr. 23, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • lay weed cloth or news paper on top of the areas where you didn't plant anything. This will block the weeds from growing.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:26 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • I always take either the grass clippings from the lawn mower bag or lay hay down the rows to help with the weeding. Yes, it is painful & very time consuming but the end product is well worth it. If you can do raised beds I hear that's really good on a person also.
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 11:05 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • my sister in law uses vinegar between the rows of veggies to curb the weeds
    sendcheer

    Answer by sendcheer at 8:58 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • We just do a lot of pulling.
    onecuteladybug2

    Answer by onecuteladybug2 at 3:26 AM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • IMO it's just the hard part of the process. GL!
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:44 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Make sure you have a cushion for your knees or a small stool or something to sit on to get you on the level of the weeds. DO NOT stand on your feet and bend to pull weeds!
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 11:09 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I container garden so it's not that bad
    Jerichos_Mommy

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 3:27 AM on May. 27, 2011

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