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Old 10-03-2012, 05:56 PM
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Bermuda grass help

What's the best way to eradicate this Bermuda grass & keep it from re-invading beds? The majority of their lawn is Bermuda

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Old 10-03-2012, 06:34 PM
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Roundup. Tear out the brown crap after. Use snapshot or other pre-em. Some will always find its way back.
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:07 PM
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yeah welcome to the hell of bermuda...it's almost impossible to eradicate
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:31 PM
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You'll be able to control it. You'll never be able to kill it.
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:30 PM
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Snapshot or pre-em won't do much BC must of that is from rhizomes. Try fusillade or ornamec
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:34 PM
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Running the stick edger along the bedlines keep it sharp looking and gets the rhizomes. A thin line of RU gets anything getting ready to pop through the mulch. Its a constant ongoing process that you can't skip for even a week during the growing season. Selective postems work great but are too pricey to apply on a weekly or biweekly basis.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:51 PM
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If the lawn is bermuda. What I do is edge the beds EVERY WEEK, then every other week I shoot any runners I see with roundup.

Also cutting a deep edge (4-6") similar to what a bed edger would make will keep the runners from shooting out into the beds.
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:24 PM
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Tried Snapshot this Spring w/ marginal results. Someone told me Barricade in the beds will help better. Will this harm the Perennials & shrubs?
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:26 PM
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Keeping the beds edged is the key. You also got to stay on top of the round up spraying!
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:46 PM
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You'll be able to control it. You'll never be able to kill it.
it like the Apocalypse grass .. that stuff never dies.. but roundup controls it pretty well
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