how to kill

kndinflaOctober 14, 2006

I recently purchased a house. The previous owner went overboard with the mother inlaws tongue! How do i kill off some of these plants?

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ooojen(z4MN)

Their roots are pretty shallow; I'd think the best way would be to simply dig them out. You could use a weed killer if you really wanted to, but there are disadvantages. Round-up type chems have low toxicity and photo-degrade, but they work pretty slowly on succulent plants. Many other herbicides can leave residue in the soil for a long time...I'd be darned careful with them. As I said first-- I'd just get a potato fork & dig out the shallow rhizomes.

    Bookmark   October 16, 2006 at 10:58AM
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dufflebag2002(Calif. 91607)

Over water when it is cold. It won't cost you anything except the water.

    Bookmark   October 16, 2006 at 2:26PM
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