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Simple weed control in containers

 

Creating the idea growing conditions for a your prized plant also means that you have created the idea conditions for the unwanted weeds. The gardenAdvice team has developed this simple method to control the weeds. Once you have finished potting up your plant in the container use the compost bag or sack to form a mulch mat by cutting it to shape to cover the top of the pot. Next cover with gravel, cobbles, or a heavy grade bark mulch. Finally pierce a 10 to 12 holes in the plastic cover to allow the water through. Combined with drip irrigation this makes an easy to maintain plant pot

 

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