Monkey Grass
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Monkey Grass

Anonymous added on March 7, 2014 | Answered

I have weeds growing in my monkey grass. Can I use a weed and feed to get rid of the weeds and not kill the monkey grass? What brand of weed and feed do I use?

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Nikki
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Answered on March 7, 2014

Your best bet would be to hand pull as much as you can and then add mulch to keep weed growth to a minimum. However, you could also try sprinkling corn meal in the area, which has a chemical in it that acts as a pre-emergent on plant seeds preventing them from germinating. Sprinkling corn meal will not harm plants but will keep weeds from growing. Another option (though not one I enjoy recommending) is the use of conventional weed killers. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/conventional-weed-killers.htm Ortho Grass-B-Gon will kill weeds but won't harm your monkey grass.

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