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Q.How Can I Get Rid Of Weeds Growing Through Pine Straw?

Zone Winona, MS | negranna added on February 18, 2024 | Answered

I removed all shrubs in beds this fall and covered beds with pine straw/ lots of weeds growing through pine straw/ I want to plant shrubs this spring. What should I do to the weeds growing in the beds?

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Answered on February 19, 2024

The best way will be to pull what you can, and kill the rest with boiling water. This will leave your mulch and soil intact with no toxic residue. Another thing that you can try is smothering the area with cardboard. I don't prefer this as much, but it is still a safe bet.



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