Japanese knotweed new growth

Coventry Observer - Invader knotweed menace may return

Published on Thursday 7th April 2016 in the Coventry Observer.

This article warns residents of Coventry to be aware of Japanese knotweed, now the growing season has started. 

Coventry City Council has issued ASBOs in the past to landowners because they have allowed Japanese knotweed to spread. 

It is advised that residents deal with Japanese knotweed as soon as possible, by informing neighbours of the problem. Knotweed has been known to devalue house values, by as much as 50%. 

Japanese knotweed new shoot

South Wales Evening Post - Knotweed warning as plant reappears

Published on Thursday 7th April 2016 in the South Wales Evening Post.

This article discusses how the mild and wet winter will affect knotweed growth. Swansea has been considered a knotweed hotspot, so residents need to be aware that the knotweed growing season has begun, as new shoots have been spotted. It is estimated to cost around £9 million a year to tackle Japanese knotweed in Wales.

Japanese knotweed new shoot

London Evening Standard article 6th April 2016 “Japanese knotweed will plague the capital after record warm winter”

An article on Japanese knotweed was published in the Evening Standard, on the 6th April.

It featured a resi-dig out project completed by Environet last year.  The owner Paul Ryb found knotweed on his newly acquired property which he recognised would hinder his plans to build an extension in the rear garden.

Having researched his options he appointed Environet to carry out the works because of the speed, expertise and quality insurance backed guarantees on offer.

Japanese knotweed growing in multiple gardens

House prices affected by Japanese knotweed

“House value halved due to presence of Japanese knotweed”.

There are many stories in the press, with similar headlines, that state Japanese knotweed is causing house values to be slashed by as much as a half.  Most recently, a property in Woolston Park in Cheshire claimed a potential £30,000 loss due to the presence of knotweed. 

Large Japanese knotweed growth

Tackling the nation’s Japanese knotweed!

Japanese knotweed was first introduced in the UK as an ornamental plant.

The impressive growth and white flowers made it a popular choice for gardeners. Now the World Conservation Union class Japanese knotweed as one of the world's worst invasive species. 

Opinions of knotweed have certainly changed over the last 100 years - now everyone wants to eradicate the plant. The question to ask is how this can be done? There are many specialist companies who are tackling it. But can they do it alone, or will they need the support of Government and Local Authority? 

Advice for Professional Advisors on removing Japanese knotweed

Professional Advisors - What you need to know about Japanese knotweed

As part of our service, we offer guidance for Professional Advisors.

In this blog we will explain our simple approach to removing Japanese knotweed, demonstrating how we can help you give your client all the information they need. Japanese knotweed should be treated by specialists, who can provide an insurance backed guarantee with their work.  

Environet Japanese knotweed removal company

Environet launches new logo and prepares for next team meeting to celebrate 2015 achievements

As the year draws to a close, plans are made for what lies ahead.

New Year’s resolutions will be made, and inevitably broken. 2016 looks to be our biggest year yet as a company, so in the spirit of ‘out with the old and in with the new’, we decided to rebrand. Rest assured we are still the leading Japanese knotweed removal specialists! We’ve just decided to update our image to bring it into the 21st Century. 

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