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25/05/2014 at 19:58

thrilled I think,looks like jasmine but not sure.

25/05/2014 at 20:01

Honesty, lunaria annua a weed, seeds like hell.

25/05/2014 at 20:07

Seed pods are totally the wrong shape for Honesty (which isn't a weed in this garden).

That's Jack by the Hedge aka Garlic Mustard  http://www.naturessecretlarder.co.uk/wild-food-useful-plants/jack-by-the-hedge-alliaria-petiolata.htm , a tasty salad leaf for foragers and brilliant food plant for the caterpillars of the Orange-tip butterfly.

It'll die down soon and disappear until next spring 

25/05/2014 at 20:24

I agree with Dove. I've been pulling quite a lot of it out the hedge today.

25/05/2014 at 20:27

Yep, Alliaria petiolata, food for the orange tips larvae

25/05/2014 at 20:45

It has a mild mustardy flavour, a bit like nasturtium leaves - I like it in a sandwich with slices of salami

22/06/2014 at 14:51

That's Scrophularia nodosa, figwort.

I was pleased to find some of those appearing when I cleared the jungle here. There are rather too many of them now

22/06/2014 at 15:39

I love figwort - the first wild plant I consciously learned to identify when I was a child - however, if you were going to offer me some Nut, I think I'll decline, thanks all the same - don't have the room for them here. 

22/06/2014 at 15:41

Which of my vast collection of weeds would you like as an alternative Dove

22/06/2014 at 15:43

Think I'm getting quite good at growing my own Nut 

22/06/2014 at 15:48

23/06/2014 at 10:01

That's not going to get that tall, only 1.5m or so. 

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