Daily Archives: May 31, 2014


Knocking off Policeman’s Helmet 2

This Sunday‚Äôs task is pulling up Himalayan Balsam at Shotover Country Park, but why is this such an important thing to do? Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) is an invasive species that was originally introduced to the UK in 1839 as a hot house and warm garden plant famed for its prodigious growth. This meant the […]

Himalayan Balsam growing tall