A beautiful exterior is free of weeds

At Exterior Remodel & Design of Omaha we are experts at giving you windows, siding, and gutters that you will fall in love with, but for a picture-perfect exterior, you need the whole package.

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to keep your garden looking good all summer long. Check out some of these tips from our friends at Houzz on how to keep your garden weed free.

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In spring, gardens burst into life. Weeds do too, and they can be the bane of a gardener’s existence.

While it’s impossible to prevent all weeds, you can use a few simple strategies to keep them to a reasonable amount without breaking your back or resorting to toxic chemicals.

Build rich soil. Many weeds thrive in poor, compacted or disturbed soil, and enriching your soil can do wonders to reduce weeds.

Use some weekly elbow grease. The smaller the weed, the easier it is to get rid of. The key is to do some regular maintenance and remove weeds while they’re still small.

Get to the root of the problem. Be sure to remove the whole plant, especially if you’re removing full-size weeds.

Don’t give them space. As the saying goes, nature abhors a vacuum. Take this truism to heart in your garden.

Try solarizing or smothering weeds. If weeds are a serious problem in your garden, you may need to resort to more drastic measures.

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