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Video: Wise weeding

By: Garden Gate staff
Weeds! If you garden, they’re inevitable. And pulling them is one of those tasks many folks dislike.

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Weeds! If you garden, they’re inevitable. Here’s a tip to help prevent spreading them as you pull.

Published: Aug. 14, 2007
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