HI, I have just started gardening and im a complete novice but im
I have quite a big garden so i have planted some vegetables.
I dug the garden over and planted the veg which are coming through nice
but i have i think, weeds coming through. I just need to know if they
are weeds, are they treatable without killing my veg, or is it best to
dig them out.
I hope you can see the photo of them
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
It's a bit hard to tell if there is anything in the pic other than things
that look like weeds, but it's often hard to tell from pics. But if you can
tell a difference in looks between things like veg and other things (by
being able to see a row of the veg, for example) then I'd say you do have
You don't mention of you put veg into a newly created bed or prepared the
bed fresh??? But either way, if the bed has been fallow for some time, it
would be reasonable to expect weed to be coming up if it hasn't been a
productive and freuently used bed for some time. If it's a new bed, then
I'd bet pounds to peanuts that they would be weeds.
I find the best way to get out tiny weeds is to just get down there and use
a finger and thumb to pull then out gently when the soil is moist. After
you've weeded, try to water your veg with some dilute seaweed emulsion as it
seems to help plants recover from root disturbance. If you don't have any
then jsut water then gently. Good luck.
Those look like cotyledons [the leaves put out by seeds before the
first true leaves develop] which makes it difficult to say what the
plants are. If you are sure they are not your planted seeds, they are
easily weeded out.
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