Re: [gardeners] Zoysia?

Kay Lancaster (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 10:12:56 -0800 (PST)

> In CA Johnson grass was never as much of a problem as quackgrass is here 
> in the PNW.  I've had it over run manure piles and in digging it out have 
> found runners over 10' long straight through the middle of the piles.  It 
> grows deep and persistent and is the bain of my flower beds too.  

Every sample of johnsongrass I've gotten from Canada has been a hybrid
between grain sorghum or forage sorghum and johnsongrass... so it's been
a bit tamer than the "real McCoy" down in the southern states.

> Isn't Cyndi  whose tagline sometimes reads something about quackgrass 
> holding the world together?

I think you're right... and I think it might be true!  ;-)