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couch grass

Herbal medicine
A perennial grass, the rhizomes of which contain inositol, mannitol, mucilage, saponin, vitamins A and B, and volatile oil; it is antimicrobial, diuretic and a liver tonic, and has been used to treat urinary tract disease, kidney stones and prostatitis.

couch grass

cynodondactylon.

couch grass + Balansiaspp
grazing fungus-infested grass causes staggers syndrome.
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Couch grass just looks like thick blades of long grass with wiry stems, but dig deeper and you will find creeping white underground stems with sharp points, which can extend underground for a considerable distance in all directions, producing new plants along the way.
Couch grass just looks like thick blades of long grass with wiry stems,but dig deeper and you will find creeping white underground stems with sharp points, which can extend underground for a considerable distance in all directions, producing new plants along the way.
With its early-planted but un-banked potatoes, substantial crop of weeds and couch grass, it looks much as ours used to in the wilderness years.
No sooner have you weeded the beds and borders during a fine spell, than you'll have to do it again after a downpour, as seedlings emerge and difficult perennial weeds such as ground elder, couch grass and bindweed do their worst, climbing or spreading their underground roots so they are virtually impossible to eradicate.
Bindweed snakes its way through borders, ground elder is emerging from under my neighbour's fence and couch grass is appearing amid growing perennials and shrubs.
The best way to treat a long-term problem is to drink herbal teas Couch grass, Corn silk, Uva ursi and Buchu in a blend of equal parts and reduce your susceptibility to infections over a period of months.
Then there are some with roots like couch grass and any gardener who has encountered this knows what to expect.
Couch grass just looks like thick blades of long grass with wiry stems,but dig deeper and you will find creeping white underground stems with sharp points,which can extend underground for a considerable distance in all directions,producing new plants along the way.
Sandhill rustic is a moth with a remarkable lifestyle -three or four centimetres long, with markings not so dissimilar to the commoner silver The UK is heading for another ``exceptionally early'' springs and and lay their eggs on the couch grass again,only taking flight late at night until the end of September.
Q AFTER putting contaminated manure on my berberis hedge it is full of couch grass.
Ferns are quite slow growing, but apart from keeping them free of weeds like couch grass and bindweed, they require the minimum of maintenance, and most are very cheap to buy.