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While getting out in the garden is rewarding, there are some garden chores that are less fun than others, and weeding is one of those jobs. Yes, you need to do it but there are ways to minimize the amount of time spent on your hands and knees pulling out weeds.
One of the most common ways is to lay down landscaping fabric, but as seasoned gardeners know it isn’t the complete solution it is sold as. It has some very distinct downsides, for you and your plants.
But the good news is there are more ways to prevent weeds, and in this article, I go into 5 other ways that homeowners can prevent weeds. And some of them are a lot easier to do than laying down sheets of plastic.
So if you want a more hands-off, yet productive garden the research done in this article will save you some time, money and effort.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It’s made of lean, dried meat that’s crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call “survival skills” now.