The Property Care Association is offering an open invitation to visitors to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to visit its ‘Weed Clinic’ and find out more about the impact of invasive, non-native plants on the UK landscape.
Part of the national trade body’s ‘The Enemy Within Garden,’ which features examples of 14 invasive non-native plants, the clinic will be hosted by experts from the trade body’s Invasive Weed Control Group.
They have created a garden with plants including buddleia, bamboo and montbretia that have become a common sight in UK gardens – with the potential to become a next generation foe that dominates over the natural order of the nation’s flora and fauna.
Professor Wade, chair of the PCA’s Invasive Weed Control Group, said: “The Enemy Within has been created to enable visitors to see examples of various invasive, non-native plants in a garden setting.
“Many such plants threaten our ecosystems, from rivers to...