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Q.How Do I Kill Horsetail?

Zone Bristol, England | Sue1957 added on May 5, 2020 | Answered

I can’t do anything with my front garden as it is being overrun with horsetail.I have spent alot of money on different weed killers and nothing seems to work.

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Answered on May 6, 2020

This ancient plant (which still reproduces by spore) will not be killed off. Many attempts have lead to failure, as it spreads underground, and by microscopic spore through the air.

The plant does have some uses.

Here are some articles that will help:


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