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Old November 5, 2016   #23
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Originally Posted by My Foot Smells View Post
Thanks for the information and will plant this weekend, as things are cooling down a little bit. I have never grown E-G, but have grown lots of reg. garlic before. One reason for planting is the showy nature.

I do have some Bermuda that has popped up and is a real bugger to get rid of. It's strange as surrounding grass/weeds are nut grass and other w/ no Bermuda, but I guess some seed "flew" in and loves the rich dirt.
Get on top of that Bermuda grass and dig it all out. The roots are usually very deep and it can be a pain to get it all out but it is worth the work. I used some cow manure that was full of Bermuda seeds one time and it took me years to finally get it out of my beds.

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