Using forks and trowels, sometimes on their hands and knees, Ali and Graham have spent numerous hours trying to remove this small plant. The borders may look clear now, but this plant spreads by leaving tiny tubers deep in the soil which break off when being lifted, they will be back next year.
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Lesser Celandine, Ranunculus ficaria, is a native perennial wild flower, a member of the Buttercup family. Its yellow flowers appear from February to May, but unfortunately it have become a problem in two of our borders, becoming rather invasive.