Other ways to usechiliesto deter elephants include: Mix chilli pepper with old engine oil. Paint twine or string with this mixture and hang the twine around your field or garden.
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Can elephant grass be used as mulch?
Suggesting that you use it as mulch is short-sighted: if you lay a stalk of elephant grass on the ground, it roots. In a year, you’ll have a dozen clumps of elephant grass from a single stalk that laid on the ground. If you try to use elephant grass as a mulch, you are basically creating a nursery for it.
How do you kill ornamental grasses?
Spray the homemade weed killer directly on the ornamental grass. Saturate the entire portion above ground so that the mixture will soak into the root ball and kill it. If necessary, remove the lid of the spray bottle and just pour the liquid onto the ornamental grass. Reapply the mixture if the ornamental grass does not start…
How many clumps of elephant grass in a year?
In a year, you’ll have a dozen clumps of elephant grass from a single stalk that laid on the ground. If you try to use elephant grass as a mulch, you are basically creating a nursery for it. It’s so woody, it really doesn’t heat up if you try to compost it.
How to get elephant grass to grow under a tarp?
stay on the lookout for elephant grass seedlings once you take the tarp off. I always take the tarp off a few days let the ground good some good sun and let the weeds come up then put the tarp back on before it can really kick it into high gear.