What is the best way to kill Bermuda grass in flower gardens?

Asked by Scott Aukerman
Mcdonough, GA

I have Bermuda grass in my flower gardens and I have uses round up and many other type of weed killers to kill the grass and I still have the crap.


Polly Osborne, FAIA, LEED AP

Answered by Polly Osborne, FAIA, LEED AP

Los Angeles, CA

Polly Osborne Architects

November 28, 2012

Dear Scott,

My sister, Susan Osborne, professional gardener for forty years, has a simple single answer to your question and I don't think you'll like it (I sure don't!).

Here it is: "get out every single root or piece of root."

And that's the painful truth.

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