Published on 11th October 2016 on The Business Magazine website.
A property owner was planning to start work on an extension to the back of his house, when an infestation of Japanese knotweed was discovered in his garden. Not only had the knotweed been previously unsuccessfully treated with herbicides, causing new stunted growth which cannot be treated again herbicides; but the tenants had mowed the original area of knotweed, spreading it to other parts of the garden.
Only physical removal methods are appropriate when the ground is going to be disturbed and built on. Environet proposed their Resi-Dig-Out™ method, as this would allow the planned extension to continue without a delay.
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