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brambles and knott weed

flumpy1flumpy1 Posts: 3,117
I have an area i try and keep tidy each year behind my garden fence, but i can't getrid if these brambles amd knott weed! Help please : )
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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,562

    Digging or glyphosate will do the brambles.

    Are you talking about Japanese knotweed?

  • flumpy1flumpy1 Posts: 3,117
    Yes sorry thats the one : )
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,562

    http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/wildlife/130079.aspx

    http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=218

    I don't think I can do better than these organisations.

    How sure are you? A great number of plants have been labelled JKW on this forum over the last year. Some were, a lot weren't

  • flumpy1flumpy1 Posts: 3,117
    My neighbour told me its a japanese knot weed, and said that i will never get rid of it, is that true?
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,562

    Have you a photo of it in growth?

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,562

    or its dead stalks

  • flumpy1flumpy1 Posts: 3,117
    Just looked at the organisations you sent me and its definately a japanese knot weed : )
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,562

    You can only follow their suggestions for eradication. 

  • Alan4711Alan4711 LincolnshirePosts: 1,657

    Hi Smiler, Nut is right dont go wasting money on sprays and such ,and dont cut it till you know what your doing,iv been there before and got advise from an expert ,it can take 2 to 3 years to eradicate its not too expensive, Find the sours of it and get good advise from the proper people dont start worrying and dont take advise from anyone except the experts ,much cheeper in the long run, good luck.  image

  • flumpy1flumpy1 Posts: 3,117
    Thanks guys for your good advice, i wilp do as u said : )
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