Marc Dube wrote:I took 30 crowns from an ancient plant growing on the edge of an abandoned orchard it was spread out and sprawling.
I put a border of them around my garden and they grow both upright and sprawling, I also put some out in the pasture with no prep or care given to them and they are doing well but not as good as the ones in the garden.
Michael Cox wrote:My rhubarb is being encroached by grass in places. The rhubarb leaves do a pretty good job of shading out the grass.
John C Daley wrote:Do you need to mow the grass?
Why not have animals etc eat it?
Jerry Ward wrote:FYI - They destroyed my rhubarb plants. The plants were not doing that well this year but now they are gone down to the ground. Hopefully there is enough root-stock left in the ground for them to come back next year. I'm going to mulch them and of course the chickens fertilized the area