If your urban garden is designed to provide you with a haven of peace and tranquility, a space full of healthy plants that you can relax and enjoy with your friends and family but you’re spending most of your free time in a constant battle with invasive or parasitic weeds which seem to be determined to take over…
and you don’t want to use pesticides because you’re concerned about contaminating the air, water and soil and damaging other flora and fauna…
this blog is for you.
Every urban gardener knows that weeds are bad news and the aggressive and uncontrollable growth of weeds can either kill or paralyse your plants. Parasitic weeds can bond with the host plants, withdrawing their water and nutrition. Some weeds are not only dangerous to plants but can be harmful and sometimes deadly to humans too. In addition, they also provide shelter and can be a breeding ground for pests, which causes further harm than the weeds themselves.
So, winning the war on weeds in your urban garden becomes essential.
Does this mean resorting to pesticides?
Pesticide has long been a common and widely used method of weed control, yet, they can be damaging to the environment. While the under application of pesticides can result in poor weed control, their over application can be harmful to the Pesticides can also cause considerable damage to ecosystems, contaminating the air, water, and soil, as well as threatening other flora and fauna. They can also be toxic to humans.
So how can you control the growth of weeds without the use of pesticides?
Mulch mats (Weed control mats) can help neutralise weeds by blocking the sunlight and stopping the photosynthesis process.
Made using coir fibre and a layer of latex, coirproducts.co.uk mulch mats are 100% biodegradable and environmentally sustainable. These mulching mats protect essential elements of the soil, retain water, facilitate air porosity, and do not impact the natural environmental cycle. They are also cost-effective, easy to use, and biodegrade, enriching the soil, helping to suppress the growth of weeds.
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Avoid damaging the environment with pesticides and…
Enjoy a weed free urban garden, preserve the natural environmental cycle and grow robust, healthy beautiful plants to enhance your outdoor space.
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