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getting rid of grass

getting rid of grass
Posted by ann from minnesota / 4 on 2002-01-14 16:43:25

i am making a cottage garden in my front yard. i am trying to find a way to kill the existing grass without hurting the plants that are already there. is there some kind of chemical that kills grass but doesn't hurt plants and scrubs?
  • Killing grass
    Posted by Kimm from 4a/5b-MI on 2002-01-15 07:27:05

    The simplest way to kill grass in an existing flower bed, or to make a new flower bed, is to cover the grass with newspaper and cover the newspaper with another mulch. Deprived of access to light most all grasses will die in a short while and add needed organic matter to the soil.


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