How To Use a Tiller To Remove Weeds


There are many different techniques for weed removal, although not all are effective. Tilling is a cost-effective, easy, and fast method to control weeds. Using tillers saves you a substantial amount of time and labor. Tillers are designed to break up the soil and turn it over to get rid … Read more

How To Use Black Plastic To Kill Weeds

sheet mulching

Solarization or sheet mulching uses a plastic tarp over an area to heat up the soil and suppress weed growth. The plastic covering blocks access to water, therefore killing all vegetation underneath. The process also kills some plant pathogens and pests and makes the soil release nutrients stored in organic … Read more

Do This to Stop Weeds From Growing Under Your Bird Feeder

Goldfinch birds feeding on nyjer seeds in birdfeeder

When you set up bird feeders in your backyard, you face the risk of weeds growing under them. Birdseed that falls from the feeder will enable weed growth. Many commercial bird feeds contain a small percentage of seeds that birds find desirable. The rest comprises unfavored components, such as millet … Read more

How To Control Weeds Growing Under Pine Trees

Pine tree forest

Weeds are a problem when they grow under pine trees. Pine trees have shallow roots, which makes them more susceptible to competition from weeds. Further, the needle-like leaves create an acidic environment that does not support the growth of other plants. Weeds such as stinging nettles (Urtica dioica), couch grass … Read more

How To Get Rid of Weeds After Hydroseeding


Hydroseeding is a planting method where seeds, fertilizer, soil, moisture holders, mulch, and other stabilizers are sprayed into the ground at once. These elements are mixed in a tank and later pumped into the soil. One of the advantages of hydroseeding is that it helps prevent the spread of weeds. … Read more

How Much You Should Charge To Remove Weeds

spraying herbicide to control weeds

Weed control is a crucial component of lawn care. Landscapers have two approaches to weed control: pre-emergence and post-emergence. Pre-emergence manages weeds before they sprout on the surface, and post-emergence kills already existing weeds. Weeds will be eradicated at different times depending on the method adopted by the landscaper.  Cost … Read more

Does Permaculture Use Pesticides?

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Permaculture discourages the use of chemical pesticides due to the potential harm to the environment. Many monoculture systems create the perfect conditions for pests to thrive, requiring high amounts of chemical treatments. Permaculture aims to adopt polycultures, which destroy the mechanisms that support pests. Integrating different species facilitates interactions with … Read more

The Difference between Permaculture and Agroecology

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Permaculture is the design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems that replicate natural ecosystems’ stability, diversity and resilience whereas agroecology is a scientific discipline that studies the interactions between plants, animals, humans, and the environment in agricultural systems. Agroecologists study the ecological processes that govern agricultural systems, and use this … Read more

How To Green the Desert with Permaculture

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Greening a desert refers to introducing species that flourish in harsh conditions and improve the landscape by adding nitrogen, biomass, and other essential elements. Deserts are inhabitable ecosystems where it is difficult to set up agricultural systems. With permaculture, desert landscapes can be turned green and more productive. Developing permaculture … Read more

Your First Year of Permaculture: What to Expect!

In the first year of a permaculture project, you can expect to spend a significant amount of time planning and designing your system. This will involve assessing the site on factors such as the climate, soil, and water availability, as well as the existing plants and animals in the area. … Read more