If the roots are not removed during weeding, the weeds will grow again when the winds of Spring blows.

If the roots are not removed during weeding, the weeds will grow again when the winds of Spring blows. — The moral of this proverb, or a meaning could be 1)It is essential to finish a task thoroughly or the effort would be wasted 2) To solve any problems, the source of the problem must also be dealt with. Compare it to the English equivalent, A stitch in time saves nine. (This is a rough translation from a Chinese proverb)