But gardening expert Matt James has shared how to kill large quantities of perennial weeds using a weed killer.
He said in a 2012 video for B&Q that he doesn’t like to use weed killers but often in the “worst case” it’s the best thing to use.
However, if you just have a few weeds dotted about, it may be best to use a hoe.
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“You kind if need to knock them on their head quite hard before you start going in and growing your own.”
Matt said if you are only experiencing a couple of perennial weeds at a time then you can tackle them using a fork.
He said using a fork is a good idea because you can then get the roots out as well and it’s the roots that we need to take care of.
“I don’t like using weed killers in a garden.
“I really don’t but if I’m faced with the worst cases of perennial thuggery then I will reach for a glyphosate-based weed killer.
“But once you’ve done it once or perhaps twice, if it’s particularly pernicious, you never need to use them again.”
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