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  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 07 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Cumming

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    alexarae16

Notes:

This pest grass I believe was transported in from another part of the state with some day lilies. It comes up in one particular spot and takes over. This year I even dug up this particular spot, transplanted everything in there and sprayed roundup two different times. Then recreated a mound bed with new plants and now this stuff is coming up through the mound! Lots of it! Help!

Comments

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    I’ve been doing some additional research… Could this be cogongrass? Listed as one of the world’s top ten worst weeds… http://www.cogongrass.org/georgia/

    June 10th, 2013 at 9:24pm

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Nutsedge is a difficult beast. There’s a product called “sledgehammer” that is getting rave reviews… There’s this: http://westernfarmpress.com/university-study-finds-new-way-control-nutsedge Personally, I’m not a fan of dumping chemicals in my yard and garden… I think I’d try covering the bed with sheet plastic, and then old wall 2 wall carpet, and on top of that… a few inches of woodchips… and then… let it set for a coupla years… put my container garden there… I don’t know how long the nutsedge tubers survive without light, I had very good success with rattlesnake weed using plastic and carpet… If you’ve ever done battle with florida betony, you know it can be impossible.

    June 9th, 2013 at 3:21pm

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Are all the plants connected? possibly nutsedge. http://stonethegardener.tumblr.com/tagged/nut-sedge

    June 9th, 2013 at 10:13am

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