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Sarah65

By Sarah65


Bishop's Weed (Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum')

I have a love/hate relationship with this plant. It is a fabulous groundcover under my rhodies and looks great, BUT it is hugely invasive and I am always fighting to keep it in its boundaries. Apparently it is good cure for gout



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I agree its Lovely :)

27 May, 2008

 

Ha ha .love/hate says it all...perhaps they should have called it that instead of bishopsweed... I learned the secret of containing it though...
" rip it out by the roots...it will love you for it." maybe it should be called masochist's weed...lol. Seriously: I just pull as much of the root as I can get my hand on...and snip off any small growth...seems to retard it and gives whatever it's crowding a chance to get the upper hand.

27 May, 2008



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