You will need
- – gloves;
- – hand fork;
- – hoe with short handle;
- – flat cut;
- – mulch material.
Begin to weeding the mud is best after rain or watering, when moisture is absorbed into the ground and the soil will begin to crumble on lumps. This will make it easier to remove weeds along with their root system. If you are going to miss a thoroughly run mud on which cultural plants have had time to reach out due to lack of light, start work closer to evening. The overnight period of high humidity and reduced temperature will allow vegetables or greens to adapt to new conditions.
Before weeding, put rubber or tight thread gloves on your hands. Among the weeds may be plants with a cutting edge of leaves, like creeping puff, spiny seedlings or nettle. The dense material of the gloves will protect the skin of the hands. If you work by day, put a panama or a wide-brimmed summer hat on your head that will help avoid overheating.
Start by removing weeds from the space between rows. To get rid of plants with a powerful root system, stick a hand fork or a hoe with prongs into the soil near the weed, lift the plant and tear the soil off the roots. Removed weeds place in a bucket. Shredded green mass can be used to make compost.
Among experienced gardeners there are proponents of weeding with the help of flat cuts. The point of this treatment of mudstones is the periodic oppression of weed growth and the use of cut green mass as a mulching material and later as an organic fertilizer. If you prefer this method of weeding, cut the weeds flat, delving its work part into the soil by two to three centimeters. Leave the cut plants on the beds.
possible to avoid or reduce the risk of weeds on mudges by materials such as crushed wood bark, sawdust, straw or mulching film. In spring preparation, remove the roots of perennial weeds from the soil and cover the ground with a layer of mulch two to five centimeters thick. Stretch the film and secure the perimeter of the mud. Planting plants, spread loose mulch. If you use an opaque film, make landing holes in it.