spring bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Itzyespin
September 29, 2010
Hello:I want to start a bulb garden on a raise bed that got a lot of weed grass I think is called bermuda I have dafodils,tulips and a short blue little flower,what weed killer should I use and do I do it now or wait until is green again?

Answer from NGA
September 29, 2010
If you've already removed the weeds and planted your bulbs you can treat the area with a corn gluten meal pre emergent herbicide which will keep weed seeds from sprouting. A product such as Preen, Corn Weed Blocker, Weed Ban, Dyna weed, Concern, Barricade, or Dimension is safe to use on the soil above your bulbs. Apply it now and again in the spring. That should keep your flower bed weed free.

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