Weeds are tricky little devils – just when you think you’ve got them all, you’ll spot another one hiding among your prized perennials, or creeping between the gaps in the patio - just out of reach! Garden weed control presents a seemingly endless campaign for the gardener, and different weeds require different methods of attack to triumph over them. It’s always tempting to reach for the herbicide but there are lots other ways to stop these pesky garden intruders.
As our Facebook and Twitter followers have asked us so many questions about how to control weeds in the garden that we decided to bring all of the answers together to share this information and hopefully solve some of your garden problems too!
If you can’t find a specific answer to your problem then here are a few tips to help you choose the best method of weed control.
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Plants and gardens have always been a big part of my life. I can remember helping my Dad to prick out seedlings, even before I could see over the top of the potting bench. As an adult, I trained at Writtle College where I received my degree, BSc. (Hons) Horticulture. After working in a specialist plantsman's nursery, and later, as a consulting arboriculturalist, I joined Thompson & Morgan in 2008. Initially looking after the grounds and coordinating the plant trials, I now support the web team offering horticultural advice online.