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  1. Weeding Jujutsu

    Weeding Jujutsu

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Perennial weeds come in all shapes and sizes. Some are more controllable than others. In sub-segment size areas under 500 sq. ft. you can take try the Terminator approach to eradicate them completely to keep the plot in production. Larger...

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  2. Speed Weeding

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Just did a first weeding at my peri-urban onion plot. Weeding seems to be a big challenge for farmers, but on SPIN-scale farms it is easily managed. I use a Gardena draw hoe which allows you to weed standing up....

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  3. Dealing witn Weed Pressures

    Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK I have to deal with weed pressure with some of my crops, but I find simplest is best. With squash, I find weekly hoeings or tillings between squash plants, once they are showing, keeps the weeds at bay until plants...

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  4. Flame Weeding Works Well

    Courtesy of James W, Kelowna BC Flaming is an excellent weeding tool, particularly if one is using the stale bed method prior to seeding. We spent $60 on a tiger torch for a propane tank. Small, reasonable portable and very effective. It has worked very well for our farm.

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