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I have a piece of land on the side of the propery that is probably 300'x10'-20'. Last fall I had it mostly mowed down and looking pretty good, but this spring the weeds/vines did what they do best and grew right back (atleast this time a little thinner). Any suggestions on how to keep them from coming back.

Was thinking after they are cut down I can try tilling them out?

Any better ideas.
 

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I had a boatload of weeds. Sprayed 2-4-D twice now and just keeping it mowed down each weekend. Seems to be doing the trick. Also spread out very lightly some tall fescue seed. When I say very lightly, I used only around 10 lbs/acre.
 

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You need to keep it mowed. How often it needs to be mowed is up to you. If you till it, vegetation will eventually come back.
 

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my local co-op recommended Crossbow, $125 for 2 1/2 gallons but will do 10 acres.

I haven't tried it but am looking around for a sprayer and reviews on it myself
 

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You need to keep it mowed. How often it needs to be mowed is up to you. If you till it, vegetation will eventually come back.
:thumbup1gif:Mowing is always a good weed control, more grass means less weeds.
 

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:thumbup1gif:Mowing is always a good weed control, more grass means less weeds.
Just to clarify, the area has no grass, they were flower beds that were not maintained for a couple of years prior to us buying the house. We plan on using the area for more raised garden beds and fruit trees.

Thanks for the help and ideas
 

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Then my answer changes to roundup or something like it. Wait a week and follow up with a tiller.
 
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