Help removing thistle and pokeweed in middle of garden bed

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by jondcoleman, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. jondcoleman

    jondcoleman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 181

    Hello everyone,

    I am planning on doing a bed cleanup job for a client that has a ton of this stuff growing up in between his plants. We will obviously try to pull whatever we can and we will put snapshot down afterward but those weeds with taproots almost always come back.

    Any suggestions how to get rid of them? Someone said to drip undiluted glyphosate on the cut stem? Any ideas?


  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    That would do it, but I wouldn't use undiluted for thistle. It can be mixed and do that as well. It may have to be a little stronger (like a brush mix), but it will do it.

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