Weed Control

Grass in a Garden

Anonymous added on April 12, 2011 | Answered

Last year I started a flower and vegetable garden on my existing lawn. I tilled the area very thoroughly but still fought the invasion of grass throughout the year. Is there anything I can treat this area with that will kill the grass but not harm the vegetables or flowers? I have tilled the area thoroughly in preparation for planting this weekend. Also, if there is something I can use , should I continue using it after planting to control the spread of grass?

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Answered on April 12, 2011

You may want to consider planting a no-dig garden. This provides the same benefits as a traditional garden but without the hassle of digging or tilling...and is great for knocking out those pesky weeds, especially unwanted grass.

Here is an article or two that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/starting/how-to-build-a-flower-bed-starting-a-flower-bed-from-scratch.htm

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