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What's the best way to keep grass from growing in my veg garden?

What's the best way to keep grass from growing in my veg garden?

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Old 05-30-06, 08:18 AM
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What's the best way to keep grass from growing in my veg garden?

What's the best way to keep grass from growing in my veg garden? It's a losing battle here. help!
 
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Old 05-30-06, 01:36 PM
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After the plants are established, I use mulch on my garden - helps alot. Spreading newspaper under the mulch helps even more.
 
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Old 05-30-06, 04:58 PM
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Is the ink from the newspaper harmful to the vegetables? Are they still OK to eat?
 
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I never really thought about it although i try not use any of the color pages.
 
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Old 05-31-06, 01:06 PM
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The mineral oil and carbon ink on newspapers pose no harm to plants.
 
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Old 06-01-06, 08:20 AM
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I just read in "The Lazy Gardener" to use those black plastic things (separators) in the ground. It acts as a barrier and doesn't allow grass to creep into garden areas. I think this is a more permanent solution to that kind of problem. Hope this helps.
 
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