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Q.My Property Borders A Creek. Phragmites Have Taken Over The Creek’s Edge And Killed Off About 60 Feet Of Juniper Hedge. I Can’t

Zone kennebunk, maine 04043 | bixchar added on April 1, 2020 | Answered

herbicide, due to proximity of the water, so we chainsawed them last fall. Should I just keep cutting them down to the ground? May be rototill? I know that there is no method that will effectively eradicate them. What can I plant that they can’t overrun?

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Answered on April 1, 2020

Uh oh. This is a, fairly, aggressive issue that you face. This one may be more suited for your local agricultural extension service- They will be able to help you with a management routine that will not enter the water supply.

This link will help you to find the closest one to you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search

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