Re: [gardeners] Weed & feed runoff

Kathy Kennedy (
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 09:25:11 -0600

Many years ago, my Dad lost his blackberries, planted near the edge of the
property, when the neighbor used a Weed and Feed type product.  

Maybe you could shovel off a side clump of the peony and move it somewhere
safer, so you'll still have at least part of it, just in case.  I don't
know how big the peony clump is, so I don't know whether this would be

--Kathy K, mid-Missouri, zone 5

> From: David G. Smith <>

> Last spring I planted three tree peonies, and last fall I moved them,
> (because we were planning to move a fence, which would have put them on
> same side of it as the dogs.)
> I put them on the edge of the yard, next to a neighbor who uses plenty of
> weed & feed.  Just yesterday I was thinking about that, and noticing that
> althought the peonies are about four feet from the property line, it's a
> downhill run from his yard to ours.  I'm wondering if I should move them
> again (poor things).  He uses a drop spreader and is careful about
> it at the property line, but I wonder about the runoff.
> David Smith
> (with snow peas up in the garden!)