Weeding Methods for People With Bad Backs
Avoid Back Injuries While Weeding Your Garden
Weeding and other landscaping work can put strain on your back even if you're in good health, as Anne Asher observes. Read this advice (supplemented by images) to discover the proper approach to weeding your yard -- an approach that won't send you rushing to the medicine chest!
Weeding Your Garden Without Back Strain
You know you have weeding work to do, but you're afraid you'll end up stooped over with a sore back? No problem. This pictorial presentation from About.com's Guide to Back and Neck Strain will set you straight. It's all about learning how to hold your body properly during weeding. You can do it!
Weeding Strategies for Avoiding Back Strain
If you play your cards right, excessive weeding should not even be necessary. That's the point made in the opening of this article, before proceeding to the nuts and bolts of safe weeding (should the latter become necessary, after all). Through proper mulching and other low-maintenance strategies, you can greatly minimize time spent weeding in the yard.