Rent a goat or try some other weed control methods

In some progressive communities you can rent a goat or a whole herd to gobble up your weeds while you sit on the porch sipping lemonade and watching the show. This method may sound crazy if you live in the suburbs, but animals have been eating weeds for millennia. If you're out in the country, getting a goat (or for that matter some sheep, horses, or cattle) should be even easier. A bonus is that they fertilize at the same time.

Other weed control methods include burning weeds (please talk to the fire department first!) or killing them with special steam or heating tools (search for "flame weeders" with your favorite online search engine). And yes, there's always chopping and hoeing.

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Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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