- Which weeding tool
- Fighting weeds: prevention
- Clean the aisles
- Weeding the beds or vegetable gardens
- Maintain the lawns
The revival of ecological gardening signifies the return to grace of weeding tools. Know how to choose them.
Weeding is one of the essential activities of private garden maintenance.
In the vegetable garden, in the massifs, gravels or pavement joints, adventitious seeds always manage to establish themselves. If you want to limit the spread, you must intervene quickly, before the rooting is too deep and especially that the first cycle of reproduction (graining) is completed.
Which weeding tool
Long practiced by hand by past generations, weeding has subsequently become one of the main targets of chemical treatments.
Today, aware of the new environmental issues, individuals and professionals are gradually abandoning chemical weed killers to return to the good old hoe!
These issues have obviously not escaped the industrialists, who emphasize their research to improve the existing tools or to invent new ones. Their goal is to provide ever more ergonomic and efficient solutions.
To choose the most appropriate tool, it is important to define the type of area you want to weed: a masonry driveway, a lawn, or the bare ground of the garden? Because if all are effective, the tools "stars" are not the same depending on the land to maintain...
Fighting weeds: prevention
Prevention is better than cure: the first step in weed control is prevention. There are many solutions for this, such as geotextile, woven fabric, natural mulching...