After one of the wettest, mildest winters in recent memory, the nation’s gardens are overrun with unsightly weeds. Targeting unwanted invaders before they set seed and multiply is essential this spring, and Neudorff’s glyphosate-free WeedFree Plus ready-to-use spray has the power to enable gardeners to rapidly regain control.
With garden centres across the UK now closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Neudorff’s range – including WeedFree Plus – remains widely available from online suppliers, with extensive stock available for home delivery. WeedFree Plus is a fast-acting, long-lasting weedkiller that controls a broad range of common garden weeds including annual meadow grass, dandelion, clover, deadnettle, common chickweed, chamomile, speedwell, buttercup and creeping thistle on paths or around trees and ornamentals.
The secret behind WeedFree Plus is its combination of two biodegradable active ingredients, which work together to quickly bring weeds under control and prevent regrowth. Pelargonic acid, a fatty acid which is also found naturally in pelargoniums, leads to weeds drying out in a short space of time – with visible results evident within a day of application, under normal conditions.
To provide long-lasting control against the regrowth of tough weeds, the second ingredient, maleic acid hydrazide, targets the weed’s roots. First produced in 1895 and used a growth regulator, it penetrates the weed’s root system, preventing cell division at root tips and stopping roots from growing.
Guy Jenkins, Consumer Manager at Neudorff’s UK distribution Partner, DLF Seeds Ltd, said: “The lack of a prolonged cold snap across much of the UK, combined with months of wet weather, has created perfect conditions for weeds to thrive. Dealing with the menace of weed invasions needn’t be a chore, however. WeedFree Plus delivers results fast, tackling tough, unsightly weeds, safe in the knowledge that it’s biodegradable – making it the perfect choice for gardeners who are no longer prepared to use glyphosate but need a weedkiller that achieves rapid control and delivers long-lasting results.”
Because WeedFree Plus ready-to-use only targets green parts of the plant, the woody bark of nearby shrubs is unaffected, eliminating the worrying problem of damage caused by overspray. This means that gardeners can use WeedFree Plus with confidence under hedges, trees and shrubs, targeting weeds without presenting a risk to surrounding woody vegetation.
In line with Neudorff’s ethos of offering eco-conscious gardeners innovative products that respect nature, the duo of active ingredients do not accumulate in the soil, meaning that treated areas can be replanted after just one day. Children and pets are able to enter treated areas as soon as the spray has dried.
For best results, weeds should be dry before applying WeedFree Plus ready-to-use, so targeting weeds during a period of settled weather is essential. To gain rapid control, cover weeds with a good spray – then relax as unwanted growth begins to visibly die back after just 24 hours!
Neudorff, experts in natural gardening since 1854, is one of the few companies worldwide to develop its own plant protection and plant care products, with the widest range of products certified by the Organic Farmers and Growers’ Association. Since entering the UK market in 2012, the company has built-up an enviable reputation for offering the highest quality gardening products that are gentle to people, pets and the environment.
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