Bermuda Grass in Flowerbed

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Bermuda Grass in Flowerbed

Post by Tennisace89 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:36 am

I have Bermuda grass for our yard but when I built our flowerbeds I have noticed that the bermudagrass is creeping into the flowerbeds. I have heard that Ornamec will work or Pilex? What are your ideas? I am in Temple, Texas.

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Bermuda Grass in Flowerbeds

Post by Tennisace89 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:50 am

I have Bermuda grass for our yard but when I built our flowerbeds I have noticed that the bermudagrass is creeping into the flowerbeds. I have heard that Ornamec will work or Pilex? What are your ideas? I have tried sheet mulching which has helped but I want a more permanent approach.

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Re: Bermuda Grass in Flowerbeds

Post by Ware » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:56 am

I use Fertilome Over The Top II. It is safe to spray on/around most ornamentals. If there is nothing around it I just use glyphosate.

ETA: Merged the duplicate threads.
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Re: Bermuda Grass in Flowerbeds

Post by Tennisace89 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:58 am

I already planted the flowers without removing the grass.

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Re: Bermuda Grass in Flowerbed

Post by adgattoni » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:09 pm

Permanent? You could add a concrete border a foot deep all the way around the bed. Mulching won't hurt the bermuda - my bermuda grows more aggressively in the mulch beds than anywhere else on the property.

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Re: Bermuda Grass in Flowerbed

Post by hsvtoolfool » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:13 am

adgattoni wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:09 pm
Permanent? You could add a concrete border a foot deep all the way around the bed.
Won't work. Bermuda spreads under concrete driveways and spans rivers. One of the most significant scientific discoveries from the 2011 Chinese Cheng'e 2 lunar probe were photos of Bermuda runners in the Clavius crater.

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