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12/08/2014 at 16:46

I have cyclamen all over my lawns. The selective weed killer I use does not kill them. Any ideas?

12/08/2014 at 17:29

they're only shallow corns, take a trowel and get them out. 

12/08/2014 at 17:52

We have them in our lawn too. Great! Better than grass. Just mow over them, if you keep removing the leaves they will die.

12/08/2014 at 18:12

I've got some C.coum with very silvery round leaves. Their babies look nice in grass. But I usually rescue them and put them somewhere cyclamen safe

12/08/2014 at 18:41

Don't kill them, Bob21: you're lucky to have them! Just dig them out and use them elsewhere, or offer them to anyone nearby who's interested in plant swapping. I use Streetlife but your local gardening group will probably have plant 'bring and/or buy' sales, if that's easier for you. Or donate them to the nearest community garden.

07/04/2015 at 20:06

I have to wear a dust mask when I tackle the neighbour's ivy that grows over onto my wall - I can see dust spores come off it.  If I don't wear a mask, I feel like I can't breathe, it effects my throat and eyes - but I have never had hay fever and don't have asthma; it's just, it seems ivy that bothers me.  I have just hacked it back properly for the first time in years - it took two days, and I am so proud and pleased to have my garden wall - and light - back.  

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