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Q.invasive thyme

Zone Ishpeming, MI Zone 4 | kechamp434 added on September 6, 2016 | Answered

invasive thyme has taken over the yard of my friend. What can we do?

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Answered on September 7, 2016

Other than removing by hand, the best way to remove invasive thyme is using herbicides. Choose a broadleaf herbicide, since these will kill the thyme but not the grass. See this article to learn about what is available:


Organic alternatives are discussed in this article:


Some other strategies for removing invasive plants are discussed here:


Thyme is in the mint family, so the advice should apply to it as well.

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