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Russian vine (Day of the Triffids!)

Observed: 6th January 2011 By: beatles_beetles

My battle with this mile-a-minute invasive weed destroyed my garden. First I pilled a load of wood on it and lit a bonfire and let it burn for 5 hours then the next day I got my weapons out (spade/shovel/pick) to dig out the roots but it looks like its gone under the pavement (see photo) so its beaten me because I'm not going to dig the pavement up …But I'm glad I had a go because it was strangling and sucking all the life out of all the other plants around it.


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Great! I look forward to

Great! I look forward to seeing what interesting bits of nature rush in to fill the vacuum.

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)