Dock in pasture

Miranda Smith miranda3 at
Thu Oct 11 11:28:14 EDT 2001

It took the whole season. No, I couldn't grow anything there. What happened
was that I read that the only way to get rid of thistles (another of my
favorite plants!) was to mow repeatedly. So I tried with the dock and it
worked. The next spring, there were a few plants--where there had been
hundreds. I kept cutting the tops off those and then they were gone too. I
think this will work with comfrey, too.

Good luck--it's well worth the battle.

----- Original Message -----
From: Brian and Jacqueline Potzkai <potzkai at>
To: Market Farming <market-farming at>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 10:42 AM
Subject: [market-farming] Re: Dock in pasture

> Way to go Miranda!  How long did it take?  How many times per year did you
> mow?  Did you attempt to grow anything in that area while you were
> controlling it?  Thanks, Jacqueline
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