Japanese Knotweed Treatment in Bolton

Expert Japanese Knotweed Treatment in Bolton & Bury

Highly invasive and aggressive weeds such as Japanese knotweed need specialist knowledge from qualified professional contractors to control and manage them.

Japanese knotweed can have serious environmental and economic impacts. This plant is very aggressive and can devastate riparian systems, degrade native plant and wildlife habitat, and be a safety concern along roadways etc.

We use the safest solutions to tackle your knotweed problems.

Why we need to control Japanese Knotweed:-

Lenders will be reluctant to give mortgages or refuse your remortgage application where knotweed is present

Prevent developments or sale of land due to high costs of eradication

It can damage paths and structures, causing trip hazards and repairs

Causes obstruction and decreased visibility, deep roots clog and damage drains

Create fire hazard - dead stems are extremely dry

Harbour pests including rats and mice and other undesirables

Prevent hazards to health and employee risks

Avoid legal implications e.g. law suits and claims for damages from adjoining landowners.

Why Call In Country Landscapes?

We Are Knowledgeable and Qualified Professionals in the Treatment and Removal of Japanese Knotweed

Strict legal and health and safety compliance means that weed killing is very much a specialist and skilled operation needing careful planning to offer the high standard of results expected.

Our staff are fully trained and qualified, and individually have over 30 years' experience dealing with weed treatment and removal.

City and Guilds Accreditations
nvq Accreditations
RHS trained
Professional Member Of The Arboricultural Association

The Noxious Weeds Act (1959) requires land owners to eliminate "scheduled" weeds and The Wildlife and Countryside Act(1981) specifies the control of Japanese Knotweed.

Cost effectiveness:-

Proven use of herbicides gives cost effect control

Cheaper than spending £10,000's than knotweed removal by digging it out and removing it!

Long term management and control

Protects your asset and property value

Reduces the need to reinstate broken tarmac and other damage

Improve the appearance of unkempt areas, discouraging tipping etc.

Improve the growth of landscape plants and trees by competition

Safer Service

In addition to being fully qualified to spray herbicides safely, it is useful to evaluate the main chemical used for the control of Japanese Knotweed to alleviate fears as to safety. Compared with Gylphosate (the most widely used chemical):-

Coffee is around 30 times more toxic

Paracetamol is 22 times more toxic

Vitamin A is approximately 3 times more toxic

Dandruff shampoo is approximately 40 times more toxic

Nicotine is approximately 113 times more toxic

High Quality Products

It is unlike that the unqualified or the DIYer can obtain sufficient strength glyphosate

Use of the most effective non-hazardous products developed for control and eradication of Japanese knotweed

Better Results

Individual attention and assessment

Ecology sensitive approach

Help manage and maintain areas to prevent further problems

Even application of treatments

Plan and times applications for best results

3 steps to a solving your Japanese Knotweed problem!

1. Ring our Japanese knotweed treatment Hotline on 01204 775 800 to arrange a FREE no obligation consultation.

2. Plan the programme and timescale e.g. three year programme, with review and client to monitor thereafter. Some sites may require additional treatment/s for example if there are "neighbouring cross boundary root systems" and how well established the knotweed is.

3. Obtain a FREE quotation below

We offer Japanese Knotweed Treatment to all of the Northwest including Greater Manchester & Lancashire:

Country Landscapes' Japanese knotweed service operates in all areas of Bolton including Bolton, Bradshaw, Egerton, Bromley Cross, Harwood, Ladybridge, Horwich and Westhoughton; Bury including Tottington, Greenmount, Brandlesholme, Summerseat, Holcombe Brook, Unsworth, Radcliffe, Whitefield, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall; If your area is not mentioned please give us a call as we can still help.

Our qualified experts have over 30 years experience in weed control. Contact us for more information.