There are several ways how to deal with weeds. First determine what lies under the concept of "weeds". As a rule, it is a tall annual and perennial plants such as sow Thistle, Thistle, nettle, yarrow, mugwort, mullein, burdock, quinoa, ground. It is important to know that all these plants do not tolerate constant mowing, sensitive to the effects of herbicides and prolonged shading. These are properties to be used in the fight against weeds. So, consider different options.


If possible, it is necessary for the winter to carry out the plowing of virgin soil, leaving large clods without a breakdown. This will help to partially freezing a portion of the rhizomes of perennials. In the spring the land is cultivated, breaking clods and leveling the ground. It would be good to say that weeds is over, but, unfortunately, it is not.

Вспашка- один из вариантов окультуривания целины

The fact that the soil is a huge amount of rhizomes of perennials with thousands of underground kidney. As soon as the sun warms, they'll sprout and the land will be covered with a carpet of fresh greens. Therefore, during and after cultivation needs as thoroughly as possible to choose the roots from the soil and lay them in the compost pile (or just dried in the sun).

Treatment with herbicides

Sprouted young green weeds need to be treated with herbicides, drugs, depressing the growth of plants. They are used when plants are actively growing, in spring and early summer.

Herbicides can be sprayed weeds and to perepalki, but again only in the beginning of the season. July treatment these drugs are not particularly effective.

Обработка гербицидами сплошного действия

The grass begins to turn yellow and dry up after about a week, and at the end of the month, you can already lay on the site of the former virgin garden with a vegetable garden and flower beds.

High ridge

Many gardeners are opposed to the use of pesticides. In this case, directly on virgin soil equip boxes made of planks, slate or metal. The bottom is lined with cardboard, and on top of doing a "layer cake" of different organic waste.

Пример высоких гряд

The course is grass, both fresh and dried and fallen leaves. All this is shifted by thin layers of soil, peat and manure. Sverhu laid the topsoil, in which seeds are sown and seedlings planted.

Suterenie sites

If a long time to isolate the weeds from light, they will die. This phenomenon is based a method of combating weeds by hiding future ranges any opaque material. It can be anything, ranging from laminated paperboard to older carpets and rugs. For these purposes, it is convenient to use black foam, geotextiles, slate, roofing material, old banners.

Притенение земли укрывным материалом

The coating should lie in one place for not less than season, for example, from spring to spring. In this case, most of the weeds are killed and cleansed from them, the area can be used in the garden.

Regular okazyvanii

If you completely clear the area from weeds no desire or ability, you can "tame" the wild vegetation and gradually turn her into a beautiful and smooth lawn. To do this, hold the primary mowing disc trimmer, and then regularly, at least twice a month alkalimat area with the mower.

Первичное окашивание триммером

Most plants will not survive such violence and will die. It will survive only some grasses, for which only regular mowing stimulates tillering, but the dandelions clover.After a year or two instead of buranovo wasteland is a lawn with a smooth and healthy lawn.

A combination of methods

The best solution is a combination of different techniques at one site. So first you can split the beds and high already this season to vegetables and strawberries. Next spread a covering material for the subsequent extension, reclaimed from weeds areas. Next year you can sow vegetables or arrange a flower garden.

Where the plan is scheduled lawn regularly knock down weeds and this organic mulch garden beds and compost bins score. Thus, without any material and labor costs can gradually replace the weeds from the site.