Cover the weeds with cardboard to starve them from light
Call your helpers in – chickens, ducks and other small farm animals
Eat the weeds that are edible and safe
Make a biofertilizer to share the nutrients around the garden
See the weeds as the guardians and messengers of soil, take note of what they are trying to say. Use your permaculture principles and methods to develop ways to manage the weeds in a way that will save you time, energy and improve soil life.
Do you have any amazing weed recipes to share? We will look deeper into eating and preparing weeds in module ten.