[permaculture] Crabgrass, Bermuda grass, etc.

Paul Cereghino paul.cereghino at comcast.net
Sun Jun 17 22:34:39 EDT 2007

>I also noticed that places with plantago lanceolata and plantago maior 
>  (plantain) are free of crabgrass, but I don’t know how effective they 
>  are for combating this type of grass.
I associate plantain with poor winter drainage. Perhaps that is what the 
crabgrass can't take. I recall from unknown sources that winter rye is 
allelopathic, and so makes a good smother crop -- so confirmation 
through hearsay.
Paul Cereghino

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