Gardeners urged to weed out exotic invaders

Telegraph: Aquatic plants like water-primrose and parrot's feather are used to liven up ponds with the bright flowers and exotic foliage. However the plants, that can grow up to eight inches a day, take hold quickly in the countryside and have caused havoc for native plants and animals. Species like Japanese knotweed is even capable of growing through concrete and destroying buildings. New Zealand pygmy, that sucks oxygen from the pond, can make it impossible for frogs and fish to breed. ......

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