Asked on May 15, 2017

How do you keep grass out of raised vegetable beds?

Just peachyTauba brownVel17719244
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  • Judy Ferrell
    on May 15, 2017

    cover the bed with newspaper
  • Janet Pizaro
    on May 15, 2017

    Prior to planting use cardboard,newspapers and landscape fabric.
  • Vel17719244
    on May 17, 2017

    Old fabric will last longer than newspaper .

  • Tauba brown
    on May 17, 2017

    Im only assuming your raised beds werent lined with landscape fabric?..Another thing people forget is when you cut grass in your yard..weed seed particles can in up in your veggie or flower beds so use a bagger whenever possible. I learned this the hard way....But in answer to your question...good old fashion weed pulling..is best not fun but effective after good soaking .
  • Just peachy
    on May 17, 2017

    Grass will grow anywhere you don't want it to. Use cardboard instead of the fabric on the bottom of your beds, keep your grass cut don't let it go to seed. Apply preen over your mulch. Be mindful of how you now your grass and where the clippings go. You will still end up with weeds and probably grass. When the growing season is over I put a fresh layer of cardboard down and fresh compost. The layer of cardboard is really a double layer with paper bags over it.
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