As a property owner, you may be faced with the need for bush regeneration of your property at one time or another. This refers to when your property has been overrun with invasive weeds and other undesirable plants and vegetation; either the property is not useable because of the extent of the weed growth, or the weeds and plants are prickly, unsightly, or otherwise not your first choice of plants to have in that area. When using a bush regenerator, note a few essential tips for success.
Identify healthy native brush and vegetation
You typically want to encourage healthy brush and vegetation to thrive on your property, and to do this, you need to identify areas where they are growing and then work your way out from there. This can help you to avoid over-clearing your land or simply cutting away too much vegetation, which can be damaging to the soil. Working out from areas of native, healthy vegetation also means removing the plants needed for making more space for the roots of that desirable vegetation first, before you clear out any other plants. That desirable vegetation will then grow stronger and heartier and will be less likely to be choked out by weeds and other plants.
Use spot regeneration
It can be tempting to just clear out your property and replant the vegetation and flowers you want, but this can be very damaging and disturbing to the soil. You may find that the soil gets so dry from being cleared of plants that are holding moisture under the top layer that you actually need to bring in fresh soil. You might also need to bring in soil treatments and mix them with the underlying layers of soil, and this can make your project more complicated and more expensive than you planned. Using spot clearing and regeneration involves clearing out just small sections at a time, usually just a few weeds at once, so the soil is not disturbed and is ready for new plants.
Know how to prevent weed spread
While you're clearing out areas of weeds, other weeds may be spreading and you may not realize it. Clearing out areas of your property will do no good if the weeds simply spread to that area; to avoid this, look for the heartiest weeds that are more likely to spread into that area and remove them first. If you don't want to pull them up and disturb the soil, slash the tops of the weeds, as this will keep their roots intact but make them unhealthy so they aren't likely to spread; they even just wither and die without the soil getting damaged.