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Help! How do I get rid of stinging nettles for good!!


  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114
    Weedkiller, or pull them up, which is a simple job when the soil is moist.

    Remember they are a really important food plant for caterpillars so leave some.

    They usually indicate the most fertile soil in the garden.
  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532
    I tried leaving some a few years ago they started to spread so I dug them all up, that is the best way
  • Dig around the roots, stick them in a pot and bung them down the bottom of the garden. Harvest half for the compost heap and leave half for the caterpillars.

  • BoaterBoater Posts: 241

    Don't! Let them grow and harvest them to enrich your compost image

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