Japanese knotweed growing in a garden

Environet UK featured in the Media

Take a look at some of our recent press mentions.

Building and Engineer: It’s Knot a problem

Environet are featured in the latest issue of Builder and Engineer, published in April 2017.

Nic Seal, Managing Director of Environet UK, the leading Japanese knotweed removal specialist comments on how to handle knotweed on brownfield sites.

To read the full Building and Engineer article, please click here

Gillingham News: Don’t get knotted over Japanese knotweed

Nic Seal offers expert advice to readers of Gillingham News. It is very important to be able to identify knotweed, particularly if buying or selling a property. The TA6 form has a specific question relating to knotweed.  Key characteristics of knotweed to look out for include: a spade-shaped leaf, red speckled stem, zig zag formation and creamy-white flowers in the summer. 

Offering advice on how to deal with the problem, Nic Seal explains the two different ways to eradicate Japanese knotweed. 

To read the full Gillingham News article, please click here.

Professional Housebuilder and Property Developer: Knotweed Removal

There are two main way of dealing with Japanese knotweed. Nic Seal speaks to Professional Housebuilder and Property Developer and explains more. Whilst it’s easy to make knotweed look dead with herbicide, it’s very difficult to kill the underground rhizome system in its entirety, and even more difficult to verify with confidence that eradication has been achieved. If one is serious about eradicating the plant within a given timescale, physical removal is the only answer. Whilst it might be more expensive per se than herbicide treatment, the reason all major developers use it is that it’s carried out in days not years, has a better success rate, cuts delays and therefore overall cost.

To read the full Property Developer and Housebuilder article, please click here.

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