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best way to keep weeds from growing in flower beds

Best way to keep weeds from growing in flower beds

Vinegar might kill your weeds, but it can kill surrounding good plants, too.

And don’t use it where you’re planting annuals.

Salt, Vinegar or Other Kitchen Remedies

Pro tip: Keep your Preen handy when you put down fabric weed barrier (see below) to control any ungerminated seeds that may be lurking there.

Pre-emergent Weed Killer

Pro tip: Save the vinegar for your salad dressing.

Best way to keep weeds from growing in flower beds

Weeds are not only unsightly, but steal valuable nutrients from the soil. Nutrients that annuals and perennials require to flourish and flower.

How To Eliminate Weeds In Flowerbeds

Bare soil is an open invitation to weeds and weed seeds. Correct mulching is the first line of defense in keeping weeds at bay.

Mulching Correctly

The number one way to eliminate weeds from flowerbeds is to keep the soil surface covered. And that means year round!