How To Get Rid Of Mint In Garden

Question From: Utica, Michigan, United States
Q: My garden has been overtaken by mint! I try to pull out the long, strong tubers, but the mint just keeps spreading! It is growing in between and thru the bushes. I tried a mix of vinegar and dish soap, but someone told me the vinegar we use in the kitchen is not strong enough to do the job. Any help is greatly appreciated.

A: Your best bet is to weed wack back the foliage several times and then in fall paint the new growth with Roundup. Read the label and follow the directions. Some may return in spring but continue on with the same proceedure. Good Luck, Nancy