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06/04/2014 at 19:50

http://cid:E5C96555-A24D-45C7-B657-995CB94E81E2

06/04/2014 at 19:52

Does anyone know what this brown clover like weed is? It is growing in all of my pots and the more I get rid of it the more it comes back! Any help would be grateful 

Thank you

 Yvonne 

06/04/2014 at 19:55

Pic isnt showing Yvonne

06/04/2014 at 19:57

How odd! It's showing on my screen! Maybe my settings are wrong! No idea what to do now!

yvonne 

06/04/2014 at 19:57

To post a pic click on the green tree icon in the toolbar above where you type your post and follow the instructions. 

06/04/2014 at 19:58

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41713.jpg?width=274&height=350&mode=max

 

06/04/2014 at 20:00

I've tried to load it again. Hopefully it's now showing !

 

06/04/2014 at 20:01

It's an Oxalis of some kind, pretty but can become quite invasive

06/04/2014 at 20:02

If it looks like the one at the bottom of this page (not the top photo), it's creeping wood sorrel (oxalis corniculata), a real nuisance:

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=498

You need to get the complete root out when pulling it (easier said than done!)

06/04/2014 at 20:09

Thank you mat & bob....great advice  

yvonne 

 

06/04/2014 at 20:23

Yes, here's some info re oxalis - it can be a pest - scroll down and you'll see the one you've got https://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=498 

Try to get rid of it - you'll never succeed totally, but keep trying like the rest of us 

Good luck!

06/04/2014 at 20:55

That's a welcome question. I have some of that and because its quite pretty and looks quite delicate I'd been tending it. And there's now more of it. I get the picture and will take the advice you've offered Yvonne and get brutal with it. Useful forum.

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