weed bush

candace_hAugust 13, 2006

I am a new gardener and starting from scratch in my yard, but I have a problem. In my front yard, smack in the middle, is what I can only describe as a weed bush. We have had it pulled out twice and both times the hole filled with dirt, and it grows back. It grows extremely fast. If I mow over it, it already has a foot of growth in a week. I am at a loss as to how to get rid of it. We've tried weed killers, including round up. Any suggetions?

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

It would be nice to have a picture or a very good description so that we can find out what it is.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2006 at 8:52AM
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candace_h

It is actually an old cyprus tree. I have a neighbor who works at a nursery and he stopped by and I asked him. He said to try something they have at Earl May called Heavy Weed and Brush killer. Does this sound OK?

    Bookmark   August 15, 2006 at 4:42PM
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JAYK(8b)

You might try this technique.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cut stump treatments

    Bookmark   August 17, 2006 at 1:09AM
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