I’m sure many of you have heard about that pesky monkey grass and are currently finding ways to kill it! After all, not many people like the look of it, especially when they want plain and beautiful greenery. But how can you kill it safely and without any issues with your lawn?
Read on as I show you the ways on how to kill monkey grass effectively!
Monkey grass is sometimes used as borders for the garden or as covers for the ground. However, many people see it as a weed as they have their similarities. Fortunately, killing monkey grass isn’t as tough as it sounds. Here are the following steps and tips to follow:
Digging is the easiest way you can get rid of monkey grass, though it’s also the most time-consuming!
Follow these steps:
Contain and control the monkey grass by setting up a barrier of edging. This minimizes the spread of monkey grass, best done during summer or when planting new seeds. Make sure that the barrier is at least 12 to 18 inches down for the successful results.
I also recommend that you combine the barrier with digging, which helps you really get rid of all the monkey grass. Opt to cover the affected area using landscape or plastic fabric, which suffocates remaining roots or rhizomes underground.
If you want to kill the monkey grass as quickly and easily as possible, then using herbicides which contain glyphosate is effective. This type of herbicide can really kill off weeds and the like because of its strong chemicals.
Here are some tips to follow when applying the herbicide:
If push comes to shove and none of these methods work, then it’s best to call for a professional who will get rid of the grass for you. Not only do they do all the work, but they’ll ensure that the monkey grass is fully killed and removed quickly so you won’t have any worry or exhaustion doing it yourself.
Furthermore, they will provide additional advice necessary after removing the monkey grass. This maintains the grass health without any weeds and other jumpers. But take note, they can be quite pricey, so make sure to compare quotations and the professional’s reputation.
I hope that this article on how to kill monkey grass helped you out! So don’t wait any longer and start following these tips now.
If you have any questions or want to share your tips and experiences when killing monkey grass, then comment below. Your thoughts are much appreciated.