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Plot 12A Last barrowload 26-11-2011


By Balcony

Plot 12A Last barrowload 26-11-2011

Plot 12A Last barrow load! Phew!

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that is one heck of a lot of bindweed/couch grass.

26 Oct, 2019


And you still didn't get it all out. I have this in my front yard - I think it came in with construction sand, and even though I dug down and removed a lot, it is still there and I have to remove more every year. I also deal with another invasive grass that started at a neighbor's place two houses away. The house between us didn't cut their grass, and it invaded into the stone wall between us. I keep spraying with Roundup, and it keeps coming back.

26 Oct, 2019


We get tree roots from the garden next door in our vegetable patch. It takes ages to get rid of it. Of course it always returns.

26 Oct, 2019


You are quite right, Wylie! It's practically impossible to eliminate it all 100% but I did manage to get so much of it out that the following couple of years it was no problem - I don't know about the new allotment tenant who took it on after me but he would have found it a very small problem!

I also improved the soil with lots of horse manure as well as some chicken manure & lots of soil improver. So he inherited a very well prepared plot!

27 Oct, 2019


You've been working hard ! I hope you have cleared them all.

29 Oct, 2019


Hywel, this picture was taken in November 2011!

30 Oct, 2019


I can see the date now. I didn't notice it at first.
Why are you showing the photo now after all those years ?

30 Oct, 2019


In another conversation we were talking about getting loads of Bindweed & Couch grass out of our gardens & I said I had got several barrowloads out of my allotment &, if I could still find it on my computer, I would upload a picture of what I got out of my plot. Well, this is it!

2 Nov, 2019


I see, thank you.

3 Nov, 2019

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