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Hi there, I have something which has taken over one of my garden beds. It looks like grass, however, it appears to grow a lot quicker. When I dig it up there are countless numbers of clumps of bulbs. I tried clearing the area last year, however, over the winter it has grown again and there seems to be more bulbs there then when I cleared it last year! I have included a couple of pictures linked below....
Any help with how to get rid of this would be appreciated.
Does it smell of garlic /onions?
Or are they bluebells??
Did they flower?
Or did you get them out before then?
hope this helps
Looks like allium triquetrum - http://www.wildflowersofireland.net/plant_detail.php?id_flower=283&wildflower=Garlic,%20Three-cornered
sometimes known as onion weed - here's some recipes http://wildpicnic.blogspot.co.uk/2009/08/onion-weed-allium-triquetrum.html
They do have a very strong smell. And it is a garlic like smell. They have not flowered, but then, i'm in the process of digging the buggers up at the moment - they might have done if they had the chance....
That onion weed looks very similar...
I'd agree alliums, I have them in my garden.