Even careful gardeners know that unwanted weeds will creep into their garden. It can be a challenge to control them in an environmentally safe way. How do you control weeds in the garden? This month The Rootsy Community comes together to bring their best ideas to the table. We call it CSA, Community Supported Answers! Leave your comments in the post.

Even careful gardeners know that unwanted weeds will creep into their garden. It can be a challenge to control them in an environmentally safe way. How do you control weeds in the garden? This month The Rootsy Community comes together to bring their best ideas to the table. We call it CSA, Community Supported Answers! Leave your comments in the post. 

Every area of the country has its share of noxious weeds. Those pesky plants that are so hard to eradicate that you might be considering chemical herbicides to get rid of them.  In my neck of the woods, its an invasive grass called Johnsongrass, a fast-growing perennial that can grow up to 7 feet tall. This grass is able to spread easily by a system of rhizomes which are horizontal underground roots and are almost impossible to keep out of garden beds. Control is accomplished by tilling strategies and agricultural grazing.

Here’s the topic of the month:

What are your tried and true ways to control weeds in the garden?

What about you? We know how awesome The Rootsy Community is! Give us your answer to this month’s Community Supported Answer (CSA) and tell us your success stories about how you control weeds in your garden.

Leave your comments below. We’ll take the answers you leave us and compile them into an article in this very spot! We know Rootsy readers are generous and want to share their knowledge so everyone can benefit from the experience and wisdom they have gained!

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  1. We reserve the right to edit comments for content and usefulness.
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  6. Bloggers are welcome to share post links as long as they are on topic. Off-topic posts will not be approved.

Stay tuned, at month end we will consolidate your ideas into a comprehensive post compiled from all your best ideas. We can’t wait to see what knowledge you share with the community!

Even careful gardeners know that unwanted weeds will creep into their garden. It can be a challenge to control them in an environmentally safe way. How do you control weeds in the garden? This month The Rootsy Community comes together to bring their best ideas to the table. We call it CSA, Community Supported Answers! Leave your comments in the post. 

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Shelle Wells is the founder of the popular websites PreparednessMama.com and Rockin W Homestead.com and believes that everyone should be prepared for the big and small disasters of life. She helps people do this by teaching them to build their food storage, grow a family garden, and to be as self-reliant as possible no matter where they live.
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