|Hm... Any ideas on how to remove these tap-rooted weeds without damaging the roots of the red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia) growing in the same spot?|
OK, all you Jedi-level Master Gardeners out there... What's your secret for removing perennial weeds perched precariously close to valuable plants?
In this case, I'm talking about a taprooted weed of some sort growing right on top of the crown/roots of a red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia).
How can I get rid of the weed without harming the desirable plant growing in the same place?
Thoughts? Suggestions? Prayers? Expressions of sympathy? :)