Bindweed Weeding Information Camp Lejeune NC

When using any herbicide, pesticide or fertilizer in Camp Lejeune, read all the information on the container and follow directions closely. Also, this application should be done on a day with no wind and expected temperatures to be at least 70 to experience a better end result.

Pollard Enterprises, Inc.
(910) 455-5552
2695 Richlands Highway
Jacksonville, NC
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Mainscape Inc
(910) 353-4293
2045 Lejeune Blvd
Camp Lejeune, NC
 
Redfearn's Nursery Inc
(252) 393-8243
1018 Cedar Point Blvd
Cedar Point, NC

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Sandra's Garden
(252) 221-8238
446 Gliden Rd
Hobbsville, NC
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Glory Mt. Landscapes
(336) 977-8274
2142 C Todd Rr Grade Rd
Todd, NC
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Brynn Marr Village
(910) 353-2024
301 Village Dr
Camp Lejeune, NC
 
China Garden
(910) 353-8858
120 Western Blvd
Camp Lejeune, NC
 
Pender Pines Garden Center
(910) 270-2706
20949 US Hwy. 17 North
Hampstead, NC
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Snow Creek Nursery & Landscaping
(828) 687-1677
226 Clayton Road
Arden, NC
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Thomas Bros. Nurseries
(910) 245-7723
PO Box 159 1521 US Highway #1
Cameron, NC
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Bindweed Weeding Information

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Often times, I have a client or neighbor who has a bindweed problem right in the middle of a mixed perennial bed and they would like to know how to control it. Yes, you can eventually gain control over bindweed by pulling it—that is if you don't have life. Obviously, spraying with Roundup or a similar non-selective herbicide (glysophate) would kill many desirable plants too.

Solution: Obtain a large (at least 2 feet by 2 feet) piece of flat cardboard. Locate the rough center and use a razor knife to slice a straight cut from the center to one of the sides. Now find that problem bindweed and carefully pull it though the slit. Spread it out on the cardboard leaving the cardboard nearly flat and protecting your treasured perennials below by snuggly closing the slit. Spray with your herbicide and allow it to dry, then move it to your next victim and repeat.

When using any herbicide, pesticide or fertilizer, read all the information on the container and follow directions closely. Also, this application should be done on a day with no wind and expected temperatures to be at least 70 to experience a better end result.

—Steve Aegerter, “The Garden Guy” of Denver, Colo., a “Smart Gardening Tips” reader

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