Hostas overrun by weeds

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Posted by Kate on May 18, 2003 at 12:18:04:

Our hostas are being overrun by a tubular weed. We were thinking about digging up all the hostas, cleaning the weed out from around the roots and transplanting them for a year then dousing the remaining weeds in weed killer, but we are afraid that the hostas may go into shock from being transplanted two years in a row. Is it possible to use weed killer on the weed with the hostas still there? Hostas are so durable, will the weed killer kill them too? Are there any suggestions? Thanks.

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