This is not a problem and can be dealt with by using herbicide that is suitable for the eradication of the particular problem. This is performed when the weeds are actively growing. It is vital to control the growth of weeds as without management, they will take over your grassland.
The main weeds encountered are thistles, docks, buttercups and nettles. Although not necessarily harmful to horses or other livestock they are unsightly and can reduce the quality of grass in the paddock. Post spraying a two week grazing withdrawal is usually necessary. Therefore a second visit is no problem.
Ragwort is very poisonous to horses. Sprays can kill the weed, but it is vital that the dead plant is removed completely before horses return to the pasture.
I am fully trained, both PA1, PA2 qualified and insured to undertake these services.
Operating a 3m boom and atv boomless nozzle sprayer which are tested via the National Sprayer Testing Scheme annually.
I work in partnership with an agronomist to ensure that you receive the best advice and the best service in terms of safe and efficient application of herbicides and eradication of weeds.
This allows me to offer a safe and cost effective spraying solution.
Keeping a healthy grass sward is the best and most cost effective way to suppress your weed burden.
Control of broadleaf weeds can also be undertaken on your private property and commercial sites using a knapsack. A regular site visit throughout the growing season or one off spray can undertaken. Driveways, yards areas, industrial sites etc can all be maintained.