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It is likely that mature (large) rhododendrons will grow again from the buried roots, though this may take two or three years. Rhododendrons contain toxins which inhibit decomposition by micro-organisms, and it may take up to 10 years for the underground roots to decompose fully. Research into removing rhododendrons as an invasive woodland species in the UK ...


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I’m in London Garden path laid on concrete with Smooth concrete sloping sides down to existing lawn. Top soil to be laid on top of sloping concrete then turf on top soil. Will it work long term? Will the grass eventually die even with good watering & phosphate fertiliser to aid grassroots growth & bonding with top soil? Hope this helps. Many thanks ...


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The water won't get hot enough to "burn" anything in the soil. The problem is that a drop of water on the leaf acts like small magnifying glass, and the sun can literally burn a small hole in the leaf. The other issue is that if you water while the sun is shining, any water that doesn't soak into the ground quickly evaporates and is wasted. In the ...


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