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weeder

n. a difficult introductory college course designed to get rid of the weaker students; a course meant to weed out the weaker students. Don’t get into the morning section of the course. The prof is tough and thinks it’s supposed to be a weeder.
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He has weed problems, managed by an Einbok weeder, but is pleased with the biodiversity and monitors from the Centre for Ecological Engineering at Tartu are also impressed by his bird and earthworm populations.
IT'S time to get all those weeds out of patios and paths, so get a weeder.
The Wilkinson Sword weeder is a long-handled tool designed to pull out unwanted plants at their roots, without having to strain or bend.
Our eight sets of prizes, worth pounds 27 each, comprise six items from those in the picture: telescopic handle 77cm (2ft 6in) long, trowel, hand fork, mini-rake, patio weeder knife and Dutch hoe.
Freezing and thawing cycles create loose, friable soil that makes it easier to remove large-rooted weeds such as mallow and salsify by giving them a firm tug or popping them out of the ground with a trowel or weeder.
Powered lawn edgers have never given my lawn the finish I can achieve with shears, and no electric weeder has ever come close to the best gardening gizmo I ever had - the Australian long-handled spring-loaded daisy-grabber which pulled up daises and threw them over the wall.
99) and short-handled gardening tools, such as a hand cultivator, weeder and trowel ($3.
Another simple tool that no gardener should be without is the old-fashioned asparagus knife, fish-tail knife, or (as Ames in its True Temper line simply calls it) a weeder.
Wilkinson Sword has developed the Weeder - a long-handled tool that promises to remove weeds at their roots by way of a claw which wraps round the monsters and a lever which hauls them skywards.
KILL isolated weeds in the lawn by spraying with a liquid spot weeder formulated for lawns.
A varied selection of weedkillers are available including spot weeder containing herbicides that will not harm grass.
If couch grass or any invasive weed has become entangled with the roots of another plant or shrub then use a weed killer such as Roundup or Tumbleweed, or a spot weeder.