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blackest

I've a lot growing in my garden and i'm pretty poor at knowing what much of it is. There may be a lot of weeds so i'm hoping experienced gardeners can help me identify what should be pulled and what should stay. so here is my first candidate


 

 

nutcutlet

That's a weed, wild mustard or something. 

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blackest

Two here one might be morning glory or is it bind weed the other looks a bit like parsley but i dont know


 

blackest

leaves seem a little big for the wild mustard it grows fast compared to most of the plants around it. Ok one to pull then. 

Dovefromabove
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

I think it's charlock (a wild mustard).  I've hoed many a plant out when hand-hoeing in the sugar beet fields.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinapis_arvensis

Or it could be a flowering radish - have a look at the root 

Dovefromabove wrote (see)

I think it's charlock (a wild mustard).  I've hoed many a plant out when hand-hoeing in the sugar beet fields.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinapis_arvensis

 

blackest wrote (see)

leaves seem a little big for the wild mustard it grows fast compared to most of the plants around it. Ok one to pull then. 

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Dovefromabove wrote (see)

I think it's charlock (a wild mustard).  I've hoed many a plant out when hand-hoeing in the sugar beet fields.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinapis_arvensis

 

blackest wrote (see)

leaves seem a little big for the wild mustard it grows fast compared to most of the plants around it. Ok one to pull then. 

Charlock can grow quite big http://www.habitas.org.uk/flora/images/big/999155.jpg 

Dovefromabove

 And I can't seem to edit it - but hopefully you get the gist 

blackest

the forum seems to be having a moment but i've got most of them mustard/ radish things now i think, my most common problems seem to be baby nettles and grass. Worryingly i am pretty sure there is bindweed in the garden trying to strangle some of my plants least its still small for now. Is there anyway to avoid nettle stings.

nutcutlet

i always weed in gloves blackest, I have a high nettle count  and always fing one if I take the gloves off. 

Scratch and sniff to test for parsley and I think you could have a morning glory there, or at least not a bindweed

gardenning granny

did you plant morning glory seeds?

if not it's most probably bindweed.

you'll know for certain if you wait till it flowers!

scratch and sniff as nutcutlet says is the best advice for the other

nutcutlet

I wonder what it is that photos lose. In the garden I'd have no trouble telling bindweed from Morning glory or anything else. I've seen enough of it, field and hedge. But here I only think it's not bindweed.

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Dovefromabove

I've had Morning Glory self sow from the year before, even following hard winters - so did you have Morning Glory there/anwhere last year blackest?

blackest

There should be Morning glory there but i am finding it in the wrong place too. Thing is the top soil is all new so I have no idea what could be in it. 

Here is an easy one


 

Fairygirl

Coriander often looks the same as flat leaf parsley. I'm with the others about the  bindweed/morning glory - if you planted some mg then it could easily be that. I don't have problems with bindweed but would it be more likely to be bindweed if there was more of it close by and therefore was creeping in? Does that make any sense?

and there's a sneaky little buttercup at the back too! Bane of my life just now.

nutcutlet

too many of those here blackest