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09/06/2013 at 12:22

We moved into a house last year which had a patch of this in an enclosed area.  I spent three days digging, sifting, digging it out and planted a rock garden.

This summer it is back with a vengeance.    For the first few weeks I have been digging out what I can and RoundUp-ing the rest.  Now it is growing up under my other plants and spreading into a patch of lawn.  It Just. Keeps. Growing. Back.

HELP!  What do I do?

09/06/2013 at 13:26

Bruise the leaves with your fingers and paint the leaves with glyphosate and then leave it until it dies right back.  You may need to apply the glypho a couple of times.

Good luck 

09/06/2013 at 17:48

Agree with Dove. Round-Up's a waste of money anyway and such weeds might appear damaged but wouldn't struggle to survive. Glyphosate's extreme but sometimes nec  

09/06/2013 at 17:59

Bramble killer. Spray on, let it dry, repeat and then wait a few days. If it hasnt blackened within a week, do it again. And when bits grow back, do it AGAIN. Until it gives up, which it will. Any time its actively growing is fine to do this.

09/06/2013 at 19:08

Thanks AuntieBetty, can you link to the sort of product you mean?  I'm struggling to find anything online.

09/06/2013 at 19:45
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