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Stinging nettles are able to survive in a wide range of conditions but are most common on ground that's been left uncultivated for a long period. Plants can spread to form clumps, and seed is also distributed to infest new areas. Stinging nettles
How do you get rid of stinging nettles in lawns? I love walking bare foot on grass and they ventured onto the lawn when it was neglected for two years. Dan x Use a selective weedkiller for treating broad-leaf weeds like dandelions- it will not harm
crop, there is 5' deep of stingers, apart from chopping off the tops to prevent them towering over my fence, would the RoundUp weedkiller be safe to use? Muffymoo, I have the same problem. Those country stinging nettles can get really tall. They are good
Learn how to turn clumps of stinging nettles to your advantage, by turning them into nitrogen-rich, liquid plant food Does this mean i dont have to buy fertilser or anything else I already use lots of manure on my plants and the soil Thanks I think
Nettles, like midges, are one of those things for which it is difficult to feel much affection. Never welcome, they grow everywhere and, to the gardener at least, seem to have little purpose beyond stinging our children. The sting comes from
The scent of dock leaves take me back to my childhood and trying to alleviate the sting from nettles. Kate, But A gardenia always reminds of how my late husband went into a flower shop in Bristol centre on our forst date and came out with one made
A surface structure that secretes oils or resins. Some plants produce glandular hairs, such as the stinging nettle.
Used in reference to plants that look like other plants or inanimate objects, eg, the deadnettle, which looks like the stinging nettle.
Learn how to turn clumps of stinging nettles to your advantage, by turning them into nitrogen-rich, liquid plant food, in Rachel de Thame's video guide.sping-summerMore tips on nettles and feeding plantsRemoving stinging nettles from your garden
Samaritan clearing up great clumps of public nettles when actually i am just feeding my rather woody compost. I have to say nettles the English type give me a sting that lasts for at least a week but I also have the very pretty dead nettle in my garden