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Old 06-11-2010, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Yeah, but if you miss one in a flower bed or shrub border, and it manages to get only about 6" tall, you can't pull it up to save your life!!

Well, maybe 6" is an exxageration, but seriously, you can't let them get very high or you cannot pull them up. Does no good to just break them off (unless you're mowing regularly, as you say) because they just come back. I've been breaking one off for years right next to my fence (on the neighbor's side!), and once I even put Roundup on the stubs....went away for 5 days this summer, came back, and it was two feet tall!

I have one in the back yard I want cut, but hubby likes it.
Take a trowel and dig down an inch or two around it and then take pruners and cut it below the soil line. This works, Sometimes!
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:57 AM
 
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Take a trowel and dig down an inch or two around it and then take pruners and cut it below the soil line. This works, Sometimes!
Ok, I'll try that next time! AND put Roundup on the stub for good measure!
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