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05/01/2013 at 13:22
If I emptied my green compost bin and covered the ground with weed suppressant fabric and started again, would this stop the problem. Weed coming in from neighbours wild patch. Could I use the contaminated compost if I went through it and got rid of the roots. Help someone?
05/01/2013 at 13:39

If it's coming up from the bottom the fabric should stop it. You would need to get all the root out to be free of it but it could be done. I find the big white hedge bindweed much easier to get rid of than the little pink field bindweed.

05/01/2013 at 14:03
Good advice. Suns out!! Just going to rush to it now. Xx
05/01/2013 at 14:06

I agree with Nutcutlet. Just be sure to get all root fibers out. Even if there is a 10mm length...it will root again.

Its a lovely plant, just once you have it...its a pain in the bum to get rid off

05/01/2013 at 16:29
Had a go. Lovely warm day with occasional bit of sun. Took a while to sort through. Hopefully that will sort it out. Also found 3 bags of ancient manure behind shed that I had forgotten. What a bonus. All compost and manure now on raised beds and covered in black plastic. Will be already when spring comes.
05/01/2013 at 16:48

Job well done Sue 

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