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place after dandelions and horsetail), and bindweed came 2nd to dandelions in northern England. Full results of our survey of weeds and other garden problems can be found in the August 2009 issue of Gardeners' World Magazine.
perennial weeds; before the garden really gets going it is quite easy to track them down. Also the ground is soft enough to winkle out the clinging roots of buttercups or the long parsnipy tap roots of docks. The nicotine yellow roots of nettles are easy
Not everything in my garden is carefully planned, and I make no excuses for having it this way. It's a wise gardener that makes room for the unexpected, and the rewards this can bring. Leave an area of soil bare and something will grow, and while
it is not too heavy). Often much better than a wheelbarrow (especially if your garden has any steps). In the same parcel I would accept some large plastic buckets for collecting weeds and other, non-compostable, stuff.Almost anything from the catalogue of Crug
I have just ordered a whopping great pile of manure. A couple of weeks ago we finished cutting everything back and hunting down any perennial weeds that were hiding beneath the plants in readiness for mulching: had it not snowed we would have
it into something else. Rather than spend a lot of time (and client's money) digging out perennial weeds and scrappy grass, I tend to spray the whole lot off instead.I have tried burning them but that doesn't really work, so until someone comes up