Himalayan Balsam Treatment in Bolton

Himalayan Balsam Experts North West

Highly invasive and aggressive weeds such as Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) need specialist knowledge from qualified professional contractors to control and manage them.

This plant is very aggressive, degrading native plant and wildlife habitat, and be a safety concern along roadways

They may have beautiful pink orchid like flowers but these highly invasive and aggressive weeds are increasingly invading woodlands, gardens and many others areas. Keeping on top of this annual weed is vital as it grows to up to 8-10 feet in a summer and seeds profusely - literally firing its seeds metres away!

The army of seedlings generated may have serious environmental impacts, degrading native plant and wildlife habitat, and choking verges, riverbanks and woodlands.

We use the safest solutions to tackle your weed problems.

Why Call In Country Landscapes?

We Are Knowledgeable and Qualified Professionals in the Treatment and Removal of Himalayan Balsam

Strict legal and health and safety compliance means that weed killing is very much a specialist and skilled operation needing careful planning to offer the high standard of results expected.

Our staff are fully trained and qualified, and individually have over 30 years' experience dealing with weed treatment and removal.

City and Guilds Accreditations
nvq Accreditations
RHS trained
Professional Member Of The Arboricultural Association

The Noxious Weeds Act (1959) requires land owners to eliminate "scheduled" weeds and The Wildlife and Countryside Act(1981) specifies the control of Himalayan Balsam.

Cost effectiveness:-

Proven use of herbicides gives cost effect control

Cheaper than spending £10,000's than knotweed removal by digging it out and removing it!

Long term management and control

Protects your asset and property value

Reduces the need to reinstate broken tarmac and other damage

Improve the appearance of unkempt areas, discouraging tipping etc.

Improve the growth of landscape plants and trees by competition

Safer Service

In addition to being fully qualified to spray herbicides safely, it is useful to evaluate the main chemical used for the control of Himalayan Balsam to alleviate fears as to safety. Compared with Gylphosate (the most widely used chemical):-

Coffee is around 30 times more toxic

Paracetamol is 22 times more toxic

Vitamin A is approximately 3 times more toxic

Dandruff shampoo is approximately 40 times more toxic

Nicotine is approximately 113 times more toxic

High Quality Products

It is unlike that the unqualified or the DIYer can obtain sufficient strength glyphosate

Use of the most effective non-hazardous products developed for control and eradication of Himalayan Balsam

Better Results

Individual attention and assessment

Ecology sensitive approach

Help manage and maintain areas to prevent further problems

Even application of treatments

Plan and times applications for best results

3 steps to a solving your Himalayan Balsam problem!

1. Ring our Himalayan Balsam treatment Hotline on 01204 775 800 to arrange a FREE no obligation consultation.

2. Plan the programme and timescale e.g. three year programme, with review and client to monitor thereafter. Some sites may require additional treatment/s for example if there are "neighbouring cross boundary root systems" and how well established the knotweed is.

3. Obtain a FREE quotation below

We offer Himalayan Balsam Treatment to all of the Northwest including Greater Manchester & Lancashire:

Country Landscapes' Himalayan Balsam service operates in all areas of Bolton including Bolton, Bradshaw, Egerton, Bromley Cross, Harwood, Ladybridge, Horwich and Westhoughton; Bury including Tottington, Greenmount, Brandlesholme, Summerseat, Holcombe Brook, Unsworth, Radcliffe, Whitefield, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall; If your area is not mentioned please give us a call as we can still help.

Our qualified experts have over 30 years experience in weed control. Contact us for more information.