Invasive Weed Management

Grounds Care Group


Reliable Invasive Weed Control

Commercial Invasive Weed Management

We are able to provide a range of invasive weed management controls in order to identify, prevent and control future issues. Our fully trained team are experienced in arboriculture and are able to quickly identify invasive weed species. Once identification has happened, our team are able to swiftly implement invasive weed controls in order to prevent and control issues arising again. Our team are fully insured, accredited and trained to expertly carry out invasive weed management services and controls. We tailor all of our services to the specific needs and requirements of your premises to ensure minimal disruption to your working day.

What are invasive species?

Invasive weeds were first introduced into the country from other ecosystems and have quickly spread and out-competed our native plants. Not only does this prevent native species from flourishing, but it can severely impact biodiversity and devalue or damage the property. Under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (England & Wales) it is an offence to plant or grow in the wild any invasive weed species including giant hogweed and Japanese knotweed. Although it is not illegal to have these species on your land, you are responsible for preventing them from spreading. If they do spread then you could be at risk of prosecution and fines. Without intervention and the appropriate invasive weed controls and management, they will quickly spread around your site and the local environment. Some of our invasive weed controls and management techniques are on-site burial, trail digs, herbicide treatments, full excavations, sifting and screening and root and boundary membranes, to name just a few.  Common invasive weed species include:

  • Giant Hogweed
  • Buddleia
  • Mares Tail
  • Himalayan Balsam
  • Ragwort 
  • Rhododendron Ponticum

What makes us different?

We believe in building long-lasting relationships with our clients, you’ll benefit from the support and guidance of the team. We’ll carry out regular site surveys to ensure that our invasive weed controls are still effective. Our bespoke live reporting system also allows you to view realtime job updates, so you will always know what work is being done and when. You’ll be able to quickly view quotes, inspections, risk assessments and also reports. The Grounds Care Group is not only PCA Approved (Property Care Association) but also the Rank 1 Supplier for the EU and OJEU Compliant PFH Invasive Weed Framework Agreement. As a member of the PCA, we are able to offer our clients 5-35 year insurance backed guarantees that can be issued to all types of sites including development sites, blocks of flats to residential homes and social housing stock. Here at the Grounds Care Group, we believe in offering a transparent service for our clients.

Our Bespoke Live Reporting System

When you choose to work with the Grounds Care Group you’ll benefit from our bespoke live reporting and scheduling system. For over 12 years we have been using our unique scheduling system to be more efficient and save our customers money. You’ll receive live minute by minute reporting, allowing you to stay in control of every service we provide. Our automated customer communication gives you a tool to check on job details including job receipts, quotes and inspection reports anywhere and at any time, without calling the office.

Get in Touch!

Call today on 0800 122 3376 for a free no-obligation quote.

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