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Re: Weed control question.

  • To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
  • Subject: Re: Weed control question.
  • From: "Carolyn Q. Bryson" <quinnell@iquest.net>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 14:29:07 -0500
  • References: <200001110801.CAA09540@lorien.mallorn.com>


For the creeping Charlie or creeping Jenny or ground ivy, try repeat
applications of Trimec during the growing season. If this does not work,
you may need to hire a professional, as the effective chemical (name I have
forgotten,  unfortunately, is restricted.

At 12:08 PM 01/11/2000 -0600, you wrote:
>Does anybody have a reliable way to control the weed I affectionately
refer to as
>'creeping Jenny'  I am not sure of it's official or botanical name.  I do
not find
>that vine
>As far as using round up before the hosta come up, this will or will not
hurt the
>I've been led to believe it won't but not quite sure.   Also I see folks
are using
>it around
>the daylilies with no harm to the daylilies.
>Everybody seems to be mixing the round-up themselves.  I have been buying the
>off of the shelf at the local shop, is this sufficient or the best
strenght as it
>is mixed by the
>developer?  Just wondering.
>I shouldn't even be wondering about weed control yet but as it has
averaged 40
>degrees for the month of January here in Wisconsin the weeds may be
comming up,
>along with the Hosta, in Feb or march.   I am hoping that it gets colder
soon and
>the ground gets a good
>hard freeze again to help keep the plants where they need to be.
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