Are you trying to figure out how to harness the power of geese for weed management? In this article, you’ll learn tips, tricks, and best practices to help you use geese to control weeds on your property!
Effective weed management with geese
It’s spring… Trees are blossoming, perennials are awakening, and weeds are rearing their leaves. Most organic weed-control methods require a bit of devotion to keep weeds from taking over your garden or small farm.
However, there is another eco-friendly weed management solution, albeit a bit unconventional and potentially a bit loud and messy: geese. After all, geese are natural-born foragers with an insatiable appetite for grass and other green things.
These large birds, mostly known for their love of eating grass, can also be trained to become weeder geese, thus becoming sustainable and efficient tools for weed control. In this article, I’ll detail the various aspects of using geese for weed management, including:
- their effectiveness,
- how to train them,
- preferred weeds, and
- tips to maximize their weeding potential.