Japanese Knotweed

During the Victorian era, around the late 1800’s to early 1900’s, society had an infatuation with having weird and wonderful exotic plants in their gardens.

While making their little patches attractive, they unfortunately had introduced non-native species into our countryside (not intentionally of course!).

Not all non-native species are invasive mind you, but there are a select few that have become a bit of a problem. One of which is the Japanese Knotweed.

How will it affect you?

Japanese Knotweed is an non-native invasive species. This means that once established it will out-compete our native species for resources.  The smallest fragment of Japanese Knotweed root system is enough to start an infestation that will spread rapidly, costing you time and money.

 

  • Damages the structural integrity of man-made constructions.

  • It can reduce the value of your home if you decide to sell.

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  • It can even prevent the sale of your house

 

  • It can also stop you getting a mortgage, if you already have a mortgage your mortgage company can stall or stop the your mortgage altogether.

  • It is costly process and can take a number of years to destroy.

  • If your infestation is not controlled and infects a neighbouring land you are commiting a criminal offence, under Article 15 of the Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 and Waste and Contaminated Land (NI) Order 1997.

What can you do about it!

Firstly, pick up the phone and give us a call. Talk to us about your infestation; we want to help!

 

With loads of experience, Let us design a management plan that is cost effective and suits you.

Let us do all the work getting rid of your infestation so that you can get your life back!

What are you waiting for?

Why choose us?

 

We offer a friendly professional service and want to make the process of tackling your Japanese Knotweed problem smooth and cost effective. Each of our experts are specially trained in recognising a non-native invasive species, develop a management/treatment plan that suits you and possess the skills to get rid of the problem.

 

To find out more, give us a call, contact us via email or Social Media.

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