What is Giant Hogweed and when is the best time to treat it?

Giant Hogweed plants

What is Giant Hogweed and when is the best time to treat it? Giant Hogweed, though not native to the UK, has made itself quite at home since its introduction in the early 19th century, spreading far and wide across the country. You’ll often spot it lining riverbanks, edging roadsides, and surprisingly, even creeping into […]

What is the problem with Himalayan Balsam?

Himalayan Balsam pink flowers

What is the problem with Himalayan Balsam? Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) might appear enchanting with its vibrant pink flowers and tall stature, but beneath its alluring facade lies a growing environmental concern.  This invasive species has spread rapidly across various regions of the UK, causing a myriad of ecological issues and in this blog we’ll […]

Japanese Knotweed Identification in Winter

Japanese Knotweed in winter

A Guide to Japanese Knotweed Identification in Winter and the Importance of Specialist Surveys As winter sets in, the landscape undergoes a dramatic transformation and so does the appearance of invasive plants like Japanese Knotweed. In central Scotland, where the lush greenery gives way to a more subdued palette, identifying this persistent invader becomes crucial […]

Japanese Knotweed In Scotland

Green leaves and red stems of Japanese Knotweed invasive plant

Japanese Knotweed in Scotland covers the entire country and so does JBB Knotweed Solutions. We are Scotland’s invasive weed company.

How to Identify Japanese Knotweed

How to Identify Japanese Knotweed? Knotweed heart/spade-shaped leaves

In this article, we’ll share how to identify Japanese Knotweed, including its leaves, stems, flowers and roots, why it’s important to identify knotweed early, and what other plants and weeds can be mistaken for knotweed.