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While getting out in the garden is rewarding, there are some garden chores that are less fun than others, and weeding is one of those jobs. Yes, you need to do it but there are ways to minimize the amount of time spent on your hands and knees pulling out weeds.
One of the most common ways is to lay down landscaping fabric, but as seasoned gardeners know it isn’t the complete solution it is sold as. It has some very distinct downsides, for you and your plants.
But the good news is there are more ways to prevent weeds, and in this article, I go into 5 other ways that homeowners can prevent weeds. And some of them are a lot easier to do than laying down sheets of plastic.
So if you want a more hands-off, yet productive garden the research done in this article will save you some time, money and effort.