Chemical weed killer near organic veg bed?
We've recently moved home and I am hoping to start an organic vegetable garden this summer. At the moment there is a lot of cleaver's (sticky weed) covering the garden. So far, I've done my best to keep removing it by hand but it's rather persistent!
Can I use a chemical weed killer in other areas of the garden that are separated from the future veg patch or would that affect the crops I grow (which will just be eaten by my family)?
If weed killer is not the answer, is the solution just to give it another big going over by hand and then a thick mulch (this will be costly as it's a large garden and I haven't made any myself as I'm just starting out).
Many thanks in advance for any thoughts.