You can “burn up the weeds with paraffin burners” BBC Gardener’s World presenter Mark Lane told Express.co.uk readers.
“There are even some really good electric weed burners as well,” he explained.
“They come with a metal funnel at the end. You put the metal funnel over the top of the weed, and press. Then it burns the weed.
“Depending upon the type of burner – not all of them but most of them – they will also burn the weed down into the roots.
“Some will only just burn the top off, which means you’ll have to keep doing it.
“It is a good way of doing getting rid of weeds without again, using any sort of pesticides or insecticides.”
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