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#1173229 --- 04/21/10 03:30 AM killing grass
twocats Offline
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I have some blue flowers in front of my house, and grass is starting to grow through. I pull what I can, but the vegetation is thick and the grass keeps coming back--more each Spring. Can anyone suggest a spray that will kill the grass, but not the flowers???
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#1173293 --- 04/21/10 11:30 AM Re: killing grass [Re: twocats]
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turn up the soil around the flowers ( I use my garden C.L.A.W.) and be sure to get all the grass and their roots out of the soil.

It's amazing I got the garden c.l.a.w. and garden weasel from Lowes 2 years ago when they were on sale for $9.99 each and they really do work as good and as easy as the commercial states!! The weasel works break on thatches of dead grass as well as weeding around plants in the garden!! My next purchase is the Awesome Auger ($14.99 at Rite Aid) to make the holes for my plants and flowers. R.I.P. Billy Mays!!!

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#1173361 --- 04/21/10 03:34 PM Re: killing grass [Re: Hong Kong]
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I can't get to the ground because the vegetation is like a mound. I can barely get my hand through and I don't want to ruin the plant. I just remember the name of the plant--it's blue chip campanula. Does anyone else have it?

PS thanks for the claw review-I need one for other beds.


Edited by twocats (04/21/10 08:00 PM)
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#1173944 --- 04/22/10 09:36 PM Re: killing grass [Re: twocats]
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I looked up the plant and it is rather dense making it hard to get the grass out. is it possible to spread weed fabric around the plant base to keep the grass away?
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#1176211 --- 04/30/10 01:42 AM Re: killing grass [Re: bluezone]
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saw a commercial for preen
would that work?
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