‘…This outrageous Japanese Knotweed…’ Why does guest author Louis Oleson say that? Read this quaintly-written mini rant.. and, if you’re worried about Japanese knotwood in your area or on your property, call or email us for advice and a free site visit – all UK and Channel Islands covered.
This is an informative slideshow and transcript on the succession of Japanese knotweed and its control. Continue reading
Eight of fifty allotments have been taken over by Japanese knotweed near Valley Road, Bradford… and close-by properties are also in danger of being affected.
The council started treating the plots two years ago and claim it will take another three to finish. In the meantime, worried house owners and other allotment holders are keeping a good eye out for this invasive weed.
Seen a plant that looks like Japanese knotweed and worried about selling your house or getting a mortgage? Call PLR Ltd or send us a picture or video: we can let you know in the first instance if a further look is needed. If it does turn out to be knotweed (or any other invasive weed), we can eradicate it for you – guaranteed!
(Not sure what Japanese knotweed looks like? Click here for our gallery.)
We read with interest about a knotweed summit held Continue reading
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Here’s a guest video: a guide to the identification of Japanese knotweed, Fallopia japonica, an invasive species in Ireland which is affecting the waterways. You can also view our own gallery to help identify the species. If you would like further help identifying what you have, just email us a picture or video link! Continue reading
INVASIVE Japanese knotweed near Redditch’s railway station could prove problematic if buildings there are Continue reading
Not sure if what you’re looking at is Japanese knotweed? Have a look at the guest video below and also at our invasive weeds gallery. Continue reading
We feel for this poor primary school! Not only was Japanese knotweed found on the site, so too were Continue reading
If you didn’t know before you visited this site, you’ll know now that Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a very invasive plant. It’s so successful as it was brought in from Japan, and over here it has no real competition or predators (though there might be a way forward with the use of psillids).
There are other invasive species in the UK, however, and these include Continue reading
Businesses: you can get tax relief on soil disposal if the ground has been contaminated by Japanese knotweed. Why? Read on… Continue reading
Giant hogweed is injurious to health – please don’t touch it! If it’s invading your land or property, we can eradicate it for you. Here’s a guest video from Irish Angling Update showing you what it looks like and a bit of the biology behind it. Continue reading
The UK Government have sanctioned trials for the biological control of Japanese knotweed in England using Aphalara itadori. Continue reading
Mark Jordan meets the families whose homes are being destroyed by the invasive Japanese knotweed. He asks if scientists can stop this foreign invader. Continue reading
Those looking to buy or sell homes are seeing deals fall through at the last minute upon the discovery of Japanese Knotweed, and others have been told Continue reading
Here is just one of the comments we’ve received after a training session! Continue reading
Using an extra £15,000 of funding received from DEFRA, the Ribble Rivers Trust is offering specialist training to volunteers to help clear Continue reading
Wanted: Hikers to help find invasive plants and to help get rid of them. Continue reading