Month: November 2019

Earthco’s Best Practices: Management of Kikuyu Grass

Kikuyu grass is an extremely aggressive weed of ornamental plantings and turf throughout California. It thrives within our micro-climate and is very fast growing. It usually turns brown in November and remains dormant until February or March, depending upon the temperature. Its negative impact is vast. Within planting areas it invades ground covers and flower beds; and if not managed, completely chokes them out. It can also invade low-growing shrubs, reducing much-needed light for the plants to remain healthy. Within …

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