New guide gives clarity on Japanese knotweed concerns

A new guide has been launched by the Property Care Association (PCA) to give a comprehensive picture on the main issues surrounding the invasive plant Japanese knotweed. The move follows the recent announcement from the Home Office that it is has reformed anti social powers to introduce Community Protection Notices Read the full article…

PCA Courses Take Control of Japanese knotweed

The Property Care Association is continuing to help the UK property and land management sectors take control of Japanese knotweed, with a comprehensive training programme designed to help ‘normalise’ the problem. Certificated Surveyor in Japanese knotweed (CSJK) The programme includes the two-day, modular course, Control and Eradication of Japanese Knotweed, Read the full article…

History of Japanese knotweed

The significance of Japanese knotweed (scientific name Fallopia japonica), and the potential problems it can bring, has been the subject of increased publicity in recent years as accounts of it pushing its way through tarmac and concrete and growing at excessive rates have been reported. Originally brought to Britain from Read the full article…