couch grass


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Synonyms for couch grass

European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes

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Couch grass' strong spikes always appear where you don't want them, among plants in beds and borders.
But as a negligible human individuum I have great admiration for the brave behavior of couch grass and timothy and thistles, which carry on and proceed with a victorious song through abandoned, half-neglected, and senescent gardens, stomping over the decaying bodies of the feeble, intellectual, pleasing cultivars.
GET RID OF THE LAST OF THE WEEDS Try to dig out any pernicious perennial weeds you see lurking, such as bindweed, couch grass and ground elder.
4 GET RID OF THE LAST WEEDS TRY to dig out any pernicious perennial weeds you see lurking, such as bindweed, couch grass and ground elder.
Keep attacking annual weeds, such as chickweed, groundsel and fat hen, and perennial ones, including couch grass and bindweed.
Look out for ground elder, couch grass and bindweed, which are among the most pernicious weeds and try to dig up all the white roots which, if left in the ground, will just sprout up again next year.
To help prevent stone formation, drink a herbal tea containing golden rod, couch grass and corn silk.
QI have couch grass growing in my alpine garden which is proving difficult to dig out.
While bindweed snakes its way through borders and up hedges, ground elder is emerging from under my neighbour's fence and couch grass is appearing amid perennials and shrubs.
When I first had the plot, it was a mass of couch grass, nettles, ground elder, and other horrors.
Many people are put off by the expense of building new rock gardens and by the fact that the plants can so easily be overwhelmed by weeds like couch grass and ground elder.
"Why is the sky blue?" she asked, as together we tried to dig 11 months of buttercup roots and couch grass out of her sodden sandpit.
ALAN'S ADVICE: Gardening guru Titchmarsh has been making suggestions on how to get rid of the likes of Japanese Knotweed, above, and yellow couch grass, right