Friday, 14 March 2014

Hand Weeding The Broadwalk Borders

Ali and Crystal spent the morning carefully hand weeding the Broadwalk borders. The weed, Veronica hederifolia, Ivy-leaved speedwell, had spread throughout the borders nestling amongst the hellebore, snowdrops, aconites, iris, cyclamen and primrose even disguising itself as an aconite or hellebore seedling. Unable to use a hoe each weed had to be hand picked, a slow and painstaking process.

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