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AcTXJuly 15, 2012

I just baught a home and im wanting to plant some flowers etc along my fence.My question is can i just kill out the grass weed eat it as close to ground add a sheet of plastic add dirt over plastic then plant. Please help rookie gardner....lol

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Lynn Marie

You can, but I'd use newspaper or cardboard instead of plastic.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2012 at 10:57PM
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houstontexas123(z9a)

agree with lynnmarie

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 3:50AM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

The rcycle place or a place that ships in solar pannels is a great source for large sheets of FREE cardboard.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 9:05AM
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merrybookwyrm

If the grass is bermuda, nut grass, or johnson grass, then you may need to kill it first before you put down the cardboard. I'm developing a 'dead plant' policy where those three are concerned before planting anything else where they might have been growing. ymmv.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 10:32AM
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carrie751(z7/8 TX)

I totally agree with you, merrybookwyrm. Bermuda will come back even from the dead.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 12:33PM
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