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Old 01-18-2009, 01:09 PM
 
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Raking the lawn, there are these vines in the underbrush that are a few feet long when I pull them out. Are these weeds or grass and more importantly, will weed and feed remove them?
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:29 AM
 
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If they are a vine they are not grass. I would use weed killer to get rid of it. If it is in a grass bed get a small foam brush and paint the weedkiller on the plant itself to keep from killing the surrounding vegitation.
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Old 01-19-2009, 06:24 AM
 
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Are there blades of grass on it? That's how turf extends its reach.
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:59 AM
 
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Do you have St. Augustine? Those runners are how it grows.
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Old 01-20-2009, 07:46 PM
 
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There are blades of grass on it. I have yanked several out so lets see how much damage I did to the lawn. I didnt like the texture of the grass anyways.
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Old 01-20-2009, 09:09 PM
 
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Yep that sounds like St. Augustine grass. To me it is a lot easier to maintain than Bermuda but Bermuda looks better.
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Old 01-20-2009, 11:24 PM
 
Location: somewhere close to Tampa, but closer to the beach
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Aaaauhh!! Burmuda..will anything kill it off..lol

I think it should be nominated as the state grass here..since its just about everywhere...and won't die..no matter how you try to eradicate it..
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