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5/19/11 8:25 A

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I hope it helps.

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5/18/11 11:02 P

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Thanks for that link SHARJOPAUL! We're having the same problem with nut grass.

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5/18/11 1:24 P

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Oh, NOW I know what you're talking about!! That annoying grass that you can pull up so easily, but comes right back when you turn around....

Good to know there's a cure.....

Thanks!

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5/18/11 10:44 A

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Thanks for the molasses tip. I wondered about it when I saw it in our local feed store.

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5/18/11 8:08 A

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I have never heard of liquid horticulture molasses. I may have to try it. Thanks for the link!

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SHARJOPAUL's Photo SHARJOPAUL Posts: 31,501
5/17/11 5:17 P

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Here is an article on using molasses to control nut grass

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5/17/11 11:57 A

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My garden is being taken over by Nut Grass (that's what we call it in Arkansas) hope that's the correct name. It comes up from a nut/tuber root deep in the ground and spreads by sending out root runners to make a new plant. I have tilled multiple times before planting to try to kill it out, pulling does nothing but clear it out for a short time. The root is so deep it is hard to remove. I tried last year putting newspaper down around my tomatoes to cover the Grass but it actually poke through the newspaper - maybe it needed to be thicker? What can I do to get rid of this grass. It will finally put up a top bloom that has stickers like burrs on it.
Thanks for your ideas

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