Re: [gardeners] Lemon Tree

Mona lisa andrews (
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 08:19:39 -0500

You could try solarizing the ground around it. all you have to do is put
clear plastic on the ground and the sun will do the work for you. Good luck
Mona lisa
At 03:35 PM 7/22/99 +1000, you wrote:
>Hi everyone,
>I'm a novice gardener who's having a great time learning and doing!  Is
>it just me, or is gardening THE most addictive passion on earth?  I have
>a question that I can't seem to find the answer to in any of my books,
>so I thought I'd ask you all ...
>I have a fairly well established lemon tree in my garden, but the
>previous owners surrounded it with grass.  I want to kill the grass and
>cover the area with bark mulch, but I don't want to kill the lemon
>tree.  Any suggestions?
>Thanks so much,
>Melbourne, Australia (where the spring bulbs are just coming up!)
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