How Do I Kill Ranunculus ficaria

Brian Whyer
Sat, 17 Apr 2010 11:24:59 PDT
Hi Judy

I am sure the tubers would die much quicker if you just left them in open trays in the sun. Everything I do that to by mistake certainly does. An incinerator would be even quicker of course.

Brian Whyer, Buckinghamshire, England, zone ~8
1C this morning, high 20'sC this afternoon. Must be the plane free skies or the overnight dusting of ash on everything.

> Rodger, I have been digging out plants complete with
> tubers. My problem 
> is what do I then do with them? Cannot throw in compost
> heap, not 
> allowed to send to landfill, hesitant to feed to neighbor's
> sheep 
> (issues of possible poisonous effect and also what if the
> sheep don't 
> eat all the tubers.) The ranunculus are not dieing quickly
> enough, in 
> fact not at all, inside the heavy duty black garbage bin
> liner. Would a 
> clear plastic bag heat any better>

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