Lamium Under 'Potential' Deck - Help Eliminating Please
I've an area I intend to be a deck, hopefully this summer, however at present there is Lamium growing into the area. Once the deck is built, I won't be able to get below it so how can I truly eradicate the Lamium and all other weeds over the next few months?
Should I just dig it over really well, pulling all the roots & bits thereof I see? Perhaps I should screen the soil as I dig to eliminate all possible? I have lots of cardboard I can put down once I've cleaned it & could place rocks on the cardboard to keep it in place.
It would likely be late May or early June before we get to building the deck itself. I really want to do all I can now to eliminate weeds popping up thru the deck boards in the future.
Any advice/comments/ideas or suggestions gratefully received.
Hope this is the correct forum for this question -- there didn't seem (much to my surprise) be any *Decks* forum.