Weeds are usually the first things that sprout at the start of the growing season and the last things to die at the end of it. Many vegetable gardeners ignore weeds before planting, after the harvest, and wait days or weeks to pull them during the season. This is a HUGE mistake.
A look at the pros, cons and effort level of five methods for controlling or killing weeds in your garden. Each gardener has to pick which one will work best for their unique circumstances.
It might seem that all you do in your garden is weed once the plants are in, but there are plenty of other things you can be doing to get the best out of your garden. Here are five for the month of August broken down by zones.