I hope anyone have experience with this. We have a Kikuyu Grass (Pennisetum clandestinum) lawn. It makes a lovely lawn, but it is quite difficult to keep at bay!! It loves anything compost rich and wet and for that reason would take over the garden beds. I don't have any beds near the kikuju for that reason. Is there any way that anyone know of that would work to curb it's conquest of my garden? I just wish to keep it where is currently is - but come the rainy season in a month or so it'll want to grow and conquer!! Thought of planting fennel at the edge of the lawn. I understood nothing likes to grow around it. Would it work or am I naive and misinformed? I would try anything to keep my lawn from invading my food forrest.
I would start by getting a roll of metal roof flashing from the hardware store the type thats about 12 inches wide and burying about 10 inches of it around the garden beds for a border that should stop enough of the grass roots that what makes it across can be pulled by hand
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