Veggie Garden Under Construction
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I was telling Chris C. a couple of weeks back that I wanted to get a veggie garden in and he suggested I should document it. So here we go.
I got an email from one of my students last week about taking out Bermudagrass from a community garden plot he just acquired. He doesn’t want to use an herbicide so I told him how I do it. I'm taking out St. Augustine turf the old fashioned way - a shovel and a spading fork. This is the way I told him to go about it.
He put down a sheet mulch of cardboard and brought in a mulch to cover the sheet mulch. Unless you’ve got an inexhaustible supply of leaf mulch like our friends in the eastern U.S. or happen to be near horse stables, this is going to be costly. And all this will do is inhibit water infiltration into the soil and bury the Bermudagrass for a short period of time. Eventually it’s going to creep out around the perimeter of the sheet mulch and he’s going to have to be dealt with. There is no easier, softer way.
EF 17-40mm L
Using a tripod and a remote trigger.
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