Since Benjamin works as a landscape designer and gardener, he showed me techniques for weeding efficiently so we could clear the area fast. I learned to loosen the soil with a shovel so that I could easily pull up the weeds and get the roots. I also learned how it is really great to use the debris from weeding to create a berm elsewhere on the site. We filled up the wheelbarrow multiple times and then rolled it over to a steep area on the site that needed a berm to protect visitors from falling off the edge.
It was hard work but a lot of fun and I learned lots about weeding!