RE: [gardeners] New listowner

Margaret Lauterbach (
Fri, 18 Apr 2003 08:27:48 -0600

What kind of tomatoes are you growing?  On another list, a subject came up 
you may be interested in.  I'm sure you know that dried quackgrass is a 
molluscicide.  One woman said she raked black walnut leaves onto a patch of 
quackgrass, and when she raked the leaves off, the quackgrass was gone.  I 
don't know whether it was dead or dormant and gone with the rake, but it 
may be a way to control quackgrass.  Worth trying, if you know of anyone 
with walnut trees (English walnut trees have juglone too).  Margaret L

>  My current garden passions are hostas, daylilies, hardy geraniums,
>sedums and iris along with garlic and tomatoes.  Quackgrass is the bane of
>my existence.
>I look forward to visiting with y'all more often now that the growing season
>is under way.