Lawrence F. London, Jr.
london at sunsite.unc.edu
Mon Jan 12 23:36:15 EST 1998
london at sunSITE.unc.edu llondon at bellsouth.net
On Mon, 12 Jan 1998, j a white wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience in successfully removing Bermuda grass?
> Someone had once suggested to layer cardboard down on top of it to block
> the sunlight,
This is the best mulch to smother it with.
> and even punch holes through the cardboard and plant
> mangles or the like. Obviously, this particular type of grass is very
Don't do that or it will get through and spread.
> tenacious and the roots can go very deep into the soil and will travel a
> great distance to search for and seek out light.
Absoultely. Dig it up and compost it or cover it with a considerable
amount of clean dirt. You can try interplanting with it the following:
Johnson Grass (less a problem weed than Bermuda)
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