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kipya


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04-07-2013 01:27 PM

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Talking about Japanese Knotweed there appears to be a house in Devonshire Road where there is a fine display in the front garden. This is just near the Junction with the South Circ. Presumably the house is be becoming un-saleable.

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Novels


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04-07-2013 01:32 PM

There's an article on today's Standard on the scourge of the Japanese Knotweed striking fear into householders...
I'm sorry about your story but today I've learnt something.


http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/be...87593.html

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Perryman


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04-07-2013 01:43 PM

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Talking about Japanese Knotweed there appears to be a house in Devonshire Road where there is a fine display in the front garden. This is just near the Junction with the South Circ. Presumably the house is be becoming un-saleable.


If you mean the corner house, that fine display is no more. There doesn't seem to be any sign of it returning either, as yet.

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edpaff


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04-07-2013 05:34 PM

I think I know the house kipya is talking about (not the one right on the corner) - it is a particularly fantastic display.

There has been quite a serious knotweed issue in a number of the back gardens of the properties facing Devonshire and David's Rd (including our own). It can be managed, with the right approach, but definitely puts a lot of mortgage providers off. The problem is, there needs to be a collective/collaborative approach to the treatment from all neighbours, otherwise it's a problem that will just keep coming back...

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Sherwood


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05-07-2013 01:18 PM

Japanese knotweed can come up inside an adjoining house. It is essential to kill it, which is not easy!

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