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Overgrown comfry


By Scotkat

Angus, Scotland Sco

How to contain it?



cut it back, dig up part of it...

15 Apr, 2009


It's very difficult to get rid of this, Kath. It was everywhere in my garden when we came here, and I have gradually dug out most of it - 12 barrow loads from one of the beds!!!!! The roots go down a long way and if you miss a bit, it grows again - and it seeds itself as well.

Once you've dug it out, watch out for the seedlings and get rid ASAP!

I have left some in awkward places, as it is quite pretty.

15 Apr, 2009


Once dug up, put it into some onion bags or some sort of netted bag or in just a bucket. Cover with water and leave for one to two weeks then remove the leaves and use the water as liquid plant feed. |Home made and recycling and as good as tomateo feed.

15 Apr, 2009


When I was in this garden today the next door neighbour to where I was working said when was I going to get rid of that invasive stuff as it was going into his garden.

As this garden is so large and overgrown as the owners partener is terminal ill he has not been in his garden for near 2yrs.

So now a kind a cry for some help.

This garden was built in an old quarry many many years ago so under neath a secret of nice plants.

15 Apr, 2009


Thanks TAT where do I put the leaves once remove from water ?

16 Apr, 2009


In your compost :-)

16 Apr, 2009


Scotcat - can you be clearer on what your cry for help is about?

16 Apr, 2009


Moongrower this not my garden or compost a garden I am working in that has the invasive comfry.

16 Apr, 2009

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