Thursday, March 6, 2014

Burning Fun

The weather cooperated and it was the perfect time to burn some Asian grass that has been overtaking my front garden. I lit it with the butane and whoosh, two seconds later it was all gone.

I had the hose on and wet down the outside of the garden. The flames were higher than my house and then done, all the dry brush burned up. Now I have to dig the root balls out. A neighbor suggested I use a tractor. The roots are shallow but dense and tough to remove. It is a great grass to hide things and prevent erosion, but nothing eats it and it overtakes small areas.

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