Best day to destroy pests and weeds

By Celeste Longacre

destroy pests and weeds

These are the next five best days to destroy pests and weeds, based on the Moon’s sign.

Best days to destroy pests and weeds
May 7, 2021
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Been a OFA fan for years. It

Been a OFA fan for years. It would help if you would define "destroy pests and weeds", VS Mow, VS Pruning. Back in the 90s, you had an article that said plants "will bleed to death". I observed that to be true but I can't remember which of the above I was using.

Hi, Marvin,

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Hi, Marvin,

First of all, thank you for being a long-time reader of the Almanac! It’s great to hear.

To answer your question, we would define “destroy pests and weeds” as encompassing things like using insecticides or insect traps and deterrents, using herbicides for weeds, or simply pulling weeds by hand. Mowing would include mowing the grass and weed-whacking; pruning includes cutting back dead branches, stems, or flowers, as well as pruning for shape or plant health.

We hope that helps!


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