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
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?
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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