5 Ways To Kill Unwanted Weeds In Your Garden Naturally
So you love gardening, from planting herbs to veggies and anything your heart desires. This gives you great pleasure and in a way excites you. But there is one thing that can ruin your mood and that is the sight of unwanted weeds. We all know the harsh affects of chemicals used to destroy these weeds, below is a list of ways that you can get rid of these weeds without resorting to harmful chemicals.
1. The most common way is pulling them
This might sound super easy but it actually requires some technique, the best time to pull them out is when the soil is wet, make sure to pull slowly so you get the entire root out.
2. By suffocating them
By using a few layers of large newspaper strips and some mulch you can suffocate the weeds, they have a very difficult time surviving without sunlight.
3. Some homemade herbicide will do the trick
Just mix White vinegar 1/2c, salt and a tiny bit of dish soap. Mix well pore into a spray bottle and spray the weeds with the mixture, be very careful when spraying your garden that you don’t spray your herbs and veggies as this mixture will kill your crop as well.
4. Sprinkle Salt
By carefully sprinkling salt on the areas where you don’t want anything to grow, like on the edges of your lawn, between the cracks in the sidewalk or places in your garden that you don’t want any weeds to invade.
5. Torching them
Burning the weeds is a method favored by many, just because it is a lot of fun! You can purchase a propane powered weed scorcher at any garden store this is similar to the blow-torch the chefs use in the kitchen like making creme brulee.