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Posted: 26/08/2014 at 08:28
I suppose it's a matter.of personal taste when deciding what to allow a home in one's garden. Personally my only real dislikes are dandelions, creeping buttercup, bondweed, brambles and nettles. They are nigh on impossible to get rid of unless you resort to weedkiller, which i won't use as I try to give wildlife a haven
Having said that, the bonus is a magnificent crop of huge juicy blackberries this year (even one or two brambles in the soapwort bed! I also leave 3 patches of nettles near the buddlias (8 of) for butterfly use.
Our garden backs on to farmland so lots of weeds blow in - I do consider them as pptential thugs. Conclusion - garden with nature when you can, there is nothing more pleasurable than sharing the garden with Mother Nature.!

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:32
I think it's lovely to include some wildflowers in the garden. Mine I is strictly wildlife friendly so it helps to boost the variety of plants for bees, butterflies and many insects that abound here in Hampshire. My patch of soapwort fills a bed under an apple tree and looks beautiful.

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:19

Thank you so much Nutcutlet!!  Is it a wildflower? I just love it and pick vasefulls.

 

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:17

Hooray, I've done it!! F
Definitely not Rose bay willowherb.

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:12

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57525.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 14:09
Thank you Dovefromabove, I will have a go - I'm not much good with technology ( too old!!).

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 14:06
It may be Patsy, it's very like one. But is it likely to have been bought in via a bird? I've never grown phlox and the first plant appeared as one stem rooted into the base of our front gate pier
It slowly multiplied over 4 - 5 yrs when I decided to pull it out and relocate into the back garden. It still came up again the following year though, still in it's original place!

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 10:47
Oh, thank you for that. Unfortunately I only have a picture on my android phone.

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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 10:42
Self seeded lovely perennial. 12 - 18 inches high. Bright green leaves spaced up stem at intevals. Pale pinky mauve flowers slightly scented. Looks rather like a geranium. I'm told it's a weed but is far too nice to remove and I now have a lovely big patch! I have a photo but don't know how to upload?
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Spreading perennial with geranium like pale pink flowers 
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