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RE: bermudagrass/nutgrass tip

I figured y'all could relate.  I'm still giggling about it!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 22 Aug 2003 07:34:32 -0500

>Pam, that was great.  Started my day with a chuckle - always a good
>Zone 7 - West TN
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf Of Pamela J. Evans
>Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 9:37 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: [CHAT] bermudagrass/nutgrass tip
>For all you dedicated gardeners who have ever pulled a weed, you will
>love this little exerpt from the Sept/Oct edition of Texas Gardener
>magazine. It's about re-working beds in September.
>"Beds that are too spent to recover can be reworked this month for the
>next seasonal planting. Mix in a couple inches of compost and take this
>opportunity to remove any pesky perennial weeds like bermudagrass and
>nutgrass. Lay them on the sidewalk and pound them incessantly w/ a
>hammer to make sure that they are dead."
>I was on the front porch reading this and laughed loud enough to be
>heard a block away I'm sure. I toss mine into the yard to bake for a few
>days in the Texas sun. They end up being crispier than a Lay's potato
>That was too funny not to share!!
>Gotta love a magazine written by REAL gardeners.
>Pam Evans
>Kemp TX/zone 8A
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Kemp TX/zone 8A


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