Re: Convolulous under path

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Posted by Newt on June 27, 2003 at 13:31:39:

In Reply to: Convolulous under path posted by Joanne on June 26, 2003 at 14:08:28:

: I have convolulous under a path which keeps appearing is there anyway of getting rid of it without ripping up the path,the rest of the garden is clear of it.

Hi Joanne,
It sure is a vicious weed and a difficult one to get rid of. Just soak the ends in white vinegar for two days to kill the root system. If that doesn't do it, you can soak the stem in RoundUp for 48 hours. Just put the vinegar or RU in a small clear container like you get potato salad in from the deli. Cut a slit in the lid and insert the vine.

Caution - if using the RoundUp, cut the stem before you remove it from the lid and take it to a safe place to remove from the lid. If it splashes on any plant material, it could be fatal for the plant.

Good luck,
Newt

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