A few years ago I started keeping my scuffle hoe handy. I take it with me whenever I go out to check on a bed and especially when I'm heading into the vegetable garden. That way I can slice off any weeds along the way. I don't even have to bend down.
They say a few minutes with a hoe prevents a few hours of weeding, so today's 15 minute gardening tip is to dig out that hoe from the back of the shed and keep it handy for your next stroll in the garden.
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