Asian Jasmine is taking over everything!!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by yourlawnguy1, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. yourlawnguy1

    yourlawnguy1 LawnSite Member
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    Customer wants me to Clean out around a 200 sq. ft flower bed that is full of Asian Jasmine and Poison Ivy. How is the best way to do this? How much should I charge?
     
  2. jeffslawnservice

    jeffslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 830

    You might want to use a weed killer and a poision ivy killer first. I always pulled it out by hand or with a weedwacker and then tilled the soil to make sure i dug up any roots. Watch out for the poison ivy.
     
  3. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,656

    Round Up and other common weed killers will hardly stun it. About the best weed killer to use on it is "Sahara".
    Be very careful with Sahara, as it will kill everything it touches. It works best mixed with diesel. Sahara is good at killing Mesquite trees, so you can see how powerful it is at killing, if it kills those things.
    Asian Jasmine is a terrible weed, one of the worst. People plant this stuff in places it sould never be planted, and it then spreads everywhere.


     

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