Boxwood Shrubs
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Box hedge ruined after council sprayed grass killer

Zone Ne325qj | Caz added on November 3, 2016 | Answered

Council sprayed poison on foot paths and all around village green. Now 47 of my box hedges have gone yellow, the grass and footpaths looked white, burnt appearance after spraying. This was August and still not fully recovered.

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Alisma
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Answered on November 3, 2016

I'm sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation. Perhaps you can ask the council to tell you if they are going to spray next year so you can cover your plants. Also see these articles:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/herbicide-plant-damage.htm
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/pests-and-problems/environmental/herbicide.aspx

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