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  1. Jackie
    February 11, 2015 @ 8:21 am

    Good for you not using a rotavator. I took over a similar patch two years ago – full of couch grass, bind weed, dandelions etc. Everyone said I should rotavate but I have resisted and bought a tool similar to yours (mines a Chillington). The soil underneath all the weeds is very poor, so I am still struggling – I needed to use the Chillington to harvest the potatoes :( – but I am not giving up….. expect cut flowers galore this summer. I was up there yesterday to take a look and I think I can start doing a bit of digging at the weekend. Horray!

    • Ben
      February 11, 2015 @ 2:18 pm

      i agree…rotavators can look like they are making light work of it…but often they don’t go down to a fork depth and also chop up weed roots to make hundreds of new plants…