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25/07/2014 at 21:05
Im new to gardening so just started herb garden and instead of thyme this started growing but am not sure what it is, thanks for any help https://www.dropbox.com/s/kiqgnvxc8d3mlsq/20140725_184546.jpg
25/07/2014 at 21:09

Neither thyme nor ivy but sorry I don't know what

25/07/2014 at 21:18

It might be fat hen (a weed) - the stuff gets everywhere around here.  The good news is that it is edible.  The leaves do look a bit too shiny though, so not 100% sure.  See this photo:

https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/whiteknightsbiodiversity/2011/11/11/fat-hen-pesky-weed-or-nutritious-fare/#jp-carousel-1708

 

25/07/2014 at 21:23

I don't think it's fat hen but something in that family seems likely

25/07/2014 at 21:38

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53840.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 Thanks for your help ive included another image as still getting to grips with posting images, thanks again

25/07/2014 at 22:24

Fat Hen has a cultivated relative called Good King Henry that was once a popular vegetable, I never seen it myself but could be a possibility.

26/07/2014 at 06:55
I think its that strawberry spinach stuff, could be wrong, eyes arent working properly yet!
27/07/2014 at 07:32

Can't see it terribly well but it reminds me a bit of a young thorn-apple plant - often growing from spillage from bird seed - not certain about that but there are similarities - we'd have to wait for a flower to be certain. 

27/07/2014 at 08:09

I'm with bekkie

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