Re: quack grass
Anyone care to help with Bermuda!!!! Mine laughs at lime,
ten inches of leaves and detritus, cardboard and then soil...
Comes up through all of it!
----- Original Message -----
From: Tetrad <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2000 8:55 PM
Subject: Re: [cg] quack grass
> Hi, Cyndy (and everyone else)!
> >Giving into the time constraint of preparing the garden
plots for planting
> this spring, I roto-tilled. More & more I am regretting that
> this process ignited the growth of quack grass & Canadian
> Other than digging them up & cooking them on the asphalt
before tossing into
> the compost, does anybody know of an alternative organic
method in which to
> eliminate them?
> Newspaper and cardboard wherever there ISN'T a plant you
actually want to be
> growing. You don't totally get rid of them (bindweed is
still the bane of
> my existance! ;-(), but it keeps them down to a managable
> Cooking on asphalt is good when you're really frustrated! ;-)
> Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
> St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden
> A mission of
> St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street,
Phoenixville, PA 19460
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