Gardening question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by domromer, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There doesn't seem to be a better place for this question so I'll post it here. Last year I grew my first garden and it was pretty decent. Problem was since I hadn't done any gardening before I wasn't sure what was a weed and what was a vegetable. So I had to let everything grow until I could figure out what it was. Well of course my garden became a forest of weeds. SO now I've turned my chickens on it and they have done a good job of eating a lot but the grass and weeds still keep coming back. So my question is how to I get my garden plot weed/grass free for next years planting? I don't want to use a rototiller so I'm looking for another way to clerar the grass and weeds. Any ideas?
     
  2. mdbucks

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    this is tooo easy of a plug.

    DID you know that the BYC has a sister website??

    http://www.theeasygarden.com/forum/

    I think your question would be easily answered there.


    DID I DO GOOD ROB???????
     
  3. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm to lazy to join another forum. Any ideas here?
     
  4. mdbucks

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    I dont know the answer, its mostly the same people there as here, just those that know a bit about gardening.

    Maybe get a goat???
     
  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Try watering and nurturing a while before you plant, that way the weeds will sprout, you'll KNOW you haven't planted anything and can pull them ALL out roots and all.

    Then when you've pulled them all out - you should be good to plant all your own veggies and things..... you will still get some weeds, but not a forest of them!
     
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:GOOD BOY MD, GOOD BOY! (sorry I don't have any treats for you....)
     
  7. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The weeds and grass are already there. The veges are gone. How can I clear the weeds and grass?
     
  8. rooster-red

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    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:The weeds and grass are already there. The veges are gone. How can I clear the weeds and grass?

    Shovel
    Hoe
    Pull them by hand
    Set the area on fire
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Hand pulling? How BIG is this veggie garden?

    I would pull by hand rather than use pesticides or weed killers.
     
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