Howdee I have lots of ground elder all rooted in my hawethorne hedge
probably a 20 foot x 6 ft spread, I have been told that the only way to
get rid of it is to pull it out, anyone got any other advice fore me as
it is a nightmare i am plantimg but it gets in the reoots so I have to
pull everything up, it even grows under the path
If there is nothing else green at the bottom of the hedge (ie the bottom
of the hawthorn is woody, and there is nothing of special interest
growing there), you can spray the ground elder with glyphosate. Just
make sure the spray doesn't get onto anything else with green leaves. It
isn't absorbed through wood, so shouldn't damage the hawthorn. You may
have to spray it a few times to ensure it is killed completely, and
Be aware though, that if the ground elder is spreading from a
neighbour's garden, unless that is sprayed too, the problem is likely to
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