My biggest deterrent to weeding is..

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by aka Rachel, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. aka Rachel

    aka Rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

    The heat? Noooo not the heat, I can get cool.

    Risk of sunburn? Noooo again, I have shares in sunscreen companies.

    The rain? Heck no, love weeding in the rain! Not that we're getting much..

    It's the deerflies.

    *pauses, takes a deep breath*

    They frustrate me SO!! I don't do chemical ANYTHING but I've resorted to Muskol!! I'm out there all sweaty and knees killing but thinking man, I can do this forever. Then I'll get a darn fly buzzing around my head and biting me from my ankles to ears! We can't go outside without a hat on for fear of them eating us alive! When we walk the dogs there must be 20 of the things buzzing around the poor dogs.

    I end up chopping down plants because I'm slapping and stomping and waving, all to no avail.


  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I feel your pain - deer and horseflies [​IMG]
  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    MULCH!!! If you much heavily around each plant, you don't really need to weed! I use straw that has been 'prepped' by my ducks. makes great mulch, and i refuse to weed!

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