to weed

strokes 10
strokes after radical 4
耕耘 耕耘 geng1 yun2
plowing and weeding; farm work; fig. to work or study diligently

辛勤耕耘 辛勤耕耘 xin1 qin2 geng1 yun2
to make industrious and diligent efforts (idiom)

一分耕耘,一分收获 一分耕耘,一分收穫 yi1 fen1 geng1 yun2 - yi1 fen1 shou1 huo4
you get what you put in; you reap what you sow