1. Boiling water
With this tip, weeds will simply vanish. Just pour a pot of boiling water over the weeds. Be carful of your beautiful plants and flowers because they will also be affected by the boiling water.
In order to grow and survive, weeds need light. Therefore, it is an effective idea to cover the soil with woodchips. This way, the weeds will have a smaller chance of growing and disrupting your garden. This will require a thick layer of woodchips.
3. Baking soda
Are weeds growing in between the bricks on your terrace? Baking soda can help! Sprinkle some salt in between the bricks. Rub it into the bricks where the weeds are growing. The weeds are not able to grow properly in a salted underground and will disappear quickly.
Vinegar works well against a very common kind of weed.
Dandelions are very common in the Netherlands and can be very difficult to get rid of. Spray a little bit of vinegar on the dandelions and they will disappear quickly.
On de next page we have 4 more tips to get reed of weeds and will make your garden look beautiful again.