Getting rid of onion grass

Asked May 7, 2019, 6:19 AM EDT

Hi, Is there a nontoxic way to get rid of onion grass besides digging them up? Thanks for your help.

Harford County Maryland lawns and turf wild onion weed

1 Response

The best method to get rid of the wild garlic/onion grass is manually digging them out or using a weeding tool. It is best to do this when the soil is moist. Be sure to get the bulblets out of the ground. Conditions that favor its growth are mowing the lawn too short and inadequate fertilization. See more on our website http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/wild-garlic-wild-onions

Marian