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One thing we hear a lot is that keeping up with weeding the garden can get too overwhelming and time-consuming.

We definitely understand as we’re just two years into our garden which was very neglected when we bought the property.

Getting control of the weeds and bringing them down to a manageable state can be tricky, but it’s definitely doable with a few simple tips.

For more tips visit the blog post: https://homesteadingfamily.com/how-to-keep-weeds-out-of-garden/

Time Stamps:
0:00 – Chit Chat
1:37 – Q & A: What did you make your garden signs out of?
2:42 – Main Topic: Weed Management Strategies
3:54 – What are weeds?
4:32 – How you manage the soil – stop tilling your soil
6:02 – Develop healthy soil
6:45 – Check in with your garden daily
7:30 – Remove weeds when they’re small
9:02 – Hula Hoe or Stirrup Hoe
9:40 – Cultivation
10:55 – Chop and drop the weeds before they go to seed to naturally mulch your garden
12:55 – Don’t let your weeds go to seed
13:45 – Don’t use chemicals or herbicides, be patient.
14:20 – Utilize your weeds that are edible or medicinal!

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