Weed control

What is a safe garden poison?

What is a safe garden poison?

I am often asked if I can recommend "a really strong poison/pesticide/weedicide". This poison needs to "kill the ants/lawn grubs/cockroaches/spiders/weeds etc that are causing problems in my garden".  That's fine, but then they ask for the poison to "be safe for my...

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Oxalis weed – A story of a Nasty Weed

Oxalis weed – A story of a Nasty Weed

I have just been out in my garden declaring war on weeds that are happily pushing their way through after the lovely rain we had recently. Have you ever noticed that it is the weeds which are the first to appear? In this particular case the weed I have been targeting...

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Bindii Weeds on the rise!

Bindii Weeds on the rise!

Bindii Weeds are on the rise again! While walking the girls this morning I noticed that a lot of lawns are developing a good a collection of Bindii weeds. This means that all these lawns won't be able to be walked on come spring, as the Bindii sets its sharp prickly...

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