Controlling difficult garden weeds
As spring gets underway and the spring flowers come into bloom so do your garden weeds although a lot of them can be controlled by hand weeding and mulching some weeds are more persistent and require different methods of control.
The 4 most persistent weeds in UK gardens are
Horsetail or Marestail ( Equisetum arvense )
One of the hardest weeds to control which does not stop at invading your garden borders spreading under tarmac drives and slabbed patios
Bindweed ( Calystegia sepium and Convolvulus arvensis) Although an attractive flower over a season it spread to such an extent that it will choke and smoother your garden plants
Couch grass, Dog’s Grass, Twitch (Agropyrum repens, syn. Elymus repens) Although a difficult weed to control it’s impossible to remove from a garden the weed that is the easiest to control out of our 4 difficult weeds.
Wild Garlic (Allium ursinum) starting to make a real impact in UK gardens once it has a hold on your flower borders its very hard to eradicate or control
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