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Couch grass


By Scotkat

Angus, Scotland Sco

What it the best way to get rid of this not in my garden in a friends.

I would have burned it but to close to her house.



Cover it with black polythene or similar for at least a year, preferably two or use a glyphosate based weedkiller. Depends if your friend is organic or not.

16 Mar, 2009


Hello Wagger friend is asking is she can put down weedkiller .

Then guys are coming to put membrane down and gravel.

So if she was to spray it herself this would help guys coming back in two weeks .

They were not asked to get rid of couch grass .


16 Mar, 2009


If the area of ground is to be covered in gravel then sodium chlorate may be a better option than glyposphate. It will totaly kill the soil for a year or so. However, if the couch is in adjacent land also it will re-invade given time.

16 Mar, 2009

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