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Couch Grass Problem

We have rose beds and are using seaside daisies as the groundcover. This summer couch grass has appeared amongst the seaside daisies growing at a prolific rate. Many years ago I eradicated the couch with fortiguard forte herbicide. I don't want to use it now because I'm wary of killing off the seaside daisies. Suggestions and advice on how to get rid of the couch grass?

Submitted: 09:08PM, 06 Feb 2018
Answer: Hi Sean,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

Weed control in garden beds can be tricky to control. The best way to treat the couch that is coming through the bed is to target it directly with Yates Zero Gel.

To apply gently separate the couch where you can from the seaside daisy. You can place a piece of cardboard underneath the couch to avoid it touching the daisies as well. Apply the gel to the leaves of the couch allow it to dry and remove the cardboard.

We do recommend taking care when applying any weedkillers around the base of roses as they can be very sensitive to these products. Don’t be tempted to over apply the product. If you do have any questions, remember, we are here to assist you 7 days a week through our Live Chat service.

Kind regards

Stephanie
Yates Horticulturalist

Category: Weeds
Answered: 12:56PM, 07 Feb 2018

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