Archive for October, 2007

Japanese knotweed in the river

When I moved to Cwm Morgan 12 years ago I was ignorant in the ways of Japanese Knotweed. Once I found out more about the luxuriant growth sprouting tall from 3 metres of our earth and stone boundary I realized that it was something I wanted to remove. I tried “Roundup” weed killer and come November the green went brown and died back. Result! I thought – wrongly. The following summer it was back again with avengeance. Well not so much back, as never having gone – I didn’t realize that the dying back was what all healthy Knotweed does over the winter.
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