How to remove duckweed and blanketweed from ponds video

How to remove duckweed and blanketweed from ponds

Monty Don gives advice on keeping the duckweed and blanketweed in your garden pond under control, in this video guide.

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Ponds almost inevitably develop a covering of green duckweed or blanketweed over summer. In this Gardeners’ World programme clip, Monty Don highlights the various ways to control these fast-growing pond invaders, and what to do with the vegetation after you remove it. 
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