It’s a problem every gardener has to face – what to do with those invasive, perennial weeds such as Dandelion, Buttercup, Bindweed and Ground Elder. Perennial weeds can’t be thrown in the compost bin as their roots will survive for several years, only to spring up when the compost is spread on your beautifully prepared garden beds.
It’s better to preserve the nutrients by keeping them on-site rather than throwing them in the bin or offsite in your local composting scheme. So how do you deal with these tricky plants? One solution comes from another of Mike Feingold’s tips – ‘The Bucket of Death’.