Property Surveyor Reports & Japanese Knotweed

Property surveyors will likely encounter Japanese knotweed on a semi-regular basis. Experts say that there is at least one stand of Japanese knotweed in every 6-mile square area within the United Kingdom. Here are some tips that property surveyors (plus anyone looking to buy or sell a house) should follow: Check that the plant in question is knotweed – as […]

Japanese Knotweed Hits Stoke-on-Trent

Japanese knotweed is an invasive weed which can cause damage to your property and can reduce the value of your home, significantly. Under the 2014 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act, local forces can issue a PCN, informing the landowner to act and fining them if they do not. So why does this apply to Stoke on Trent? The Environment […]

Bamboo: Invasive or Decorative?

Bamboo is a plant that immediately makes you think or somewhere exotic in the far east – the plant has been used in many themed gardens over the years and is still used today as a decorative plant. However, due to the way bamboo grows, it can quickly overrun a small garden – is it invasive, or is it a […]