Guide to using your allotment

4. Weeds and weed control

Please be considerate and try to control weeds on your plot.

Injurious weeds

There are certain weeds that are considered injurious, or harmful to livestock and the environment. They are:

  • common ragwort
  • spear thistle
  • creeping or field thistle
  • broad leaved dock
  • curled dock

You must take action to remove these weeds and make sure they don’t spread to a neighbour’s plot.

Page last updated: 20 April 2018
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