You may want to get rid of weeds by using your weedeater, but that doesn't really get rid of them--just makes them shorter. Or you may want to dig them up. That works but it's also HARD work. Or, you may want to try a weed killer spray. A lot of people use Montsanto's Roundup. But this year according to this gardening site, the company can no longer call the spray "biodegradable" and "environmentally friendly".