Similarly one may ask, how do you get a straw out of a bed?
Bedstraw is such a prolific weed that it can take over in just a season or two. For complete eradication, you may have to dig the bed, remove your bulbs and rhizomes, and hand pull the bedstraw. Then you'll have a nice, clean bed to replant in.
Keeping this in view, what does bedstraw look like?
Bedstraw plants are characterized by finely toothed, often needle-shaped leaves borne in whorls of four to eight along square or rounded stems. The small flowers, borne in clusters, are green, yellow, or white.
Goosegrass, Cleavers or Sticky Willy Galium aparine It is the small hooked hairs growing out of the stems and leaves which latch on, giving the name Sticky Grass or Sticky Willy. Geese particularly enjoy eating it – hence the nickname Goosegrass! Habit: This plant can survive in heavy, waterlogged as well as dry soil.