Deadnettle Plants

Weeds Growing in My Dead Nettle

Dbatson added on May 18, 2015 | Answered

Very green and straight standing grass type (weed I guess) is invasive in my dead nettle this spring. How do I get rid of it without killing my dead nettle, if possible. I used one spray that said kills weeds but not flowers. However, it did nothing and the grass (weed) was just as green and the flowers burned.

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Answered on May 19, 2015

The best way to get rid of a weed without harming surrounding plants is to pull it by hand - try to remove the whole plant with its roots. Gardening tools can also assist you with removing the weeds manually such as a hoe or a winged weeder.

If the above option does not appeal, then here is an article that outlines other methods of dealing with weeds in your garden:

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