How to clear nettles?

Answer I am tackling some ground covered in nettles that hasn't been touched for fifteen years. What is the best way to weed it. The roots are well established.

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How to Identify Nettles?

Nettles are hardy herbaceous plants known for having tiny stinging hairs on their stems and leaves. They are found throughout much of the world and have uses beyond those of most plants. Botanicall... Read More »

How to Kill Nettles?

Although some gardeners and homeowners welcome stinging nettle for its medicinal purposes, the presence of stinging nettle in a landscape can also create problems. When people and animals come into... Read More »

Do stinging nettles sting?

Stinging nettle leaf and stem surfaces are coated with stinging hairs. These hairs cause painful skin irritation in the form of burning and itching upon contact. Stinging nettles grow up to 10 feet... Read More »

How to Remove Stinging Nettles?

Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) grows throughout the United States and is known for causing a stinging sensation when touched. Stinging nettle can be found in pastures, orchards, yards and gardens.... Read More »