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How to deal with ground elder

How to deal with ground elder

Ground Elder

Find out how to get rid of invasive ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria), by organic or chemical means, with advice from BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.

Rosemary.  Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'.  Herb, frost hardy, prune in spring.

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'. Herb, frost hardy, prune in spring. A good structural plant that can be clipped.

Step-by-step guide to beating ground elder This invasive weed has been the scourge of gardeners for generations. It grows incredibly fast, and can quickly form a carpet of foliage that will crowd out your other, less robust plants.

Step-by-step guide to beating ground elder

Our gardening guru Helen Yemm shares her method of getting rid of the invasive weed ground elder

Крапива глухая — lamium album l.

Крапива глухая — lamium album l.

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Ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria) is a fast-growing, invasive, perennial weed that can spread quickly to form a carpet of foliage that will crowd out less-vigorous plants in beds and borders.

White clover (trifolium repens)

White clover is a very common, easily recognisable lawn weed found all over the UK. Find out more about this common lawn weed including uses and control.

Scientists suggests an easier way to get rid of ground elder: Keep cutting it down, again and again. Over time, this will weaken the root. Easier that dealing with digging out all the root pieces. Another tip I've read many places, is to apply vinegar on the leaves and base / root. It's supposed to work, but I don't know yet.

Scientists suggests an easier way to get rid of ground elder: Keep cutting it down, again and again. Over time, this will weaken the root. Easier that dealing with digging out all the root pieces. Another tip I've read many places, is to apply vinegar on the leaves and base / root. It's supposed to work, but I don't know yet.

Epilobium monatum (Broad-leaved Willowherb)

Epilobium monatum (Broad-leaved Willowherb)

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