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How to Get Rid of English Climbing Ivy

Kill, Remove & Prevent Garden Ivy What you’ll needGarden shears and glovesHerbicideA disposal method Get rid of Ivy without chemicals Kill Ivy with weed killer How to prevent Ivy How to kill Ivy climbing trees Get rid of Ivy growing across the ground How to get rid of Ivy on walls or fencingIvy, friend or foe? You decide. Evergreen and ever […]

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Organic Garden Weed Control for the Cheap & Lazy

Quick Navigation Why use organic methods?When to control weedsControlling weeds organicallyPrevention is the best cureHand weedingManual toolsCrowding outSalt & hot waterOrganic mulchingLandscaping fabricCorn gluten mealOrganic weed killer7 easy steps for the cheap & lazyThings you should avoid Why use organic methods?Many gardeners are extremely passionate about doing things the natural, organic way. It’s often cheaper […]

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Successful Mulching for Dummies

Succesful Mulching for Dummies What is mulch / mulching?Why do smart gardeners mulch?What are the benefits of mulching?What problems can occur?Types of mulch:Biodegradable mulches Newspaper / cardboardCompost / manureWood chippingsTree barkGrass clippingsNatural fibre carpetMixing mulchesNon-biodegradable mulches Synthetic carpetPolythene / plasticsLandscaping fabricStones / gravel / pebblesGlassWhere should I apply mulch?When should I apply mulch?How should I apply mulch?Cheap […]

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Hand Weeding Your Garden

How to Weed by Hand or Hoe 10 minutes a day, that’s it.How to get rid of weeds with your hands.Tools that can help.Do it sooner rather than later. 10 minutes a day, that’s it.Don’t laugh, it’s true. 10 minutes each day working in the garden will give you some exercise and keep your garden […]

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Easy & Effective Weed Control in a Vegetable Garden

Prevent Vegetable Garden Weeds Weeds, the enemy of gardeners.Preparation is key to prevention Physical weed barriersMulching the year beforeUsing cover cropsReduce plant spacingBuild a raised bed for low weedsGet rid of existing weedsRemoving weeds by hand or hoeUsing herbicides Weeds, the enemy of gardeners.You get rid of one weed and another pops up a few days […]

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How to Prevent Weeds on Gravel Driveways

How to Kill & Prevent Weeds on Gravel Drives How do weeds grow in gravel?How can I prevent them?Using salt to prevent weeds in gravel:Using weed killer to prevent weeds in gravel:How do I permanently get rid of weeds in my driveway?What is the best weed killer for gravel drives? Get Rid of Drive Weeds Why […]

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Weed Killer for Brambles

How to Kill & Prevent Brambles What are brambles?Where do they grow?Why should I control brambles?How do I kill them permanently?How do I clear a lot of brambles?How do I get rid of them naturally?How do I get rid of them chemically?What is the best weed killer for brambles?How do I prevent them growing back? […]

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