What to do when you see early Japanese knotweed shoots appear?

What to do when you see early Japanese knotweed shoots appear?

When early Japanese knotweed shoots begin to appear, it is important to know what to do. These fast-growing plants can quickly take over an area, crowding out native plants and causing problems for homeowners. Early detection and removal is the best way to control this invasive species.

Are Rhizomes the Same As Roots?

Are Rhizomes the Same As Roots?

Rhizomes are not the same as roots. Roots grow out of the ground and go straight down, whereas rhizomes come up from under the ground and can branch off in any direction. Rhizomes act like a system that connects many different plants together to form one large plant community. The more you look at them, the more complicated they seem with their branching structures that span across vast distances underground connecting all sorts of plants.

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