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Is this a marsh marigold?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 10:02
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Dove the trouble is, when it comes up next year, it'll be a bigger patch.

Yes, an annual task - chasing it back from the boundaries of its allotted area - but what a reward on a sunny spring day - can't help loving it

Is my pond leaking?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 09:48

Oh   that's all right then ...... I think it was the way your comment followed the previous one

Enjoy your pond

Is this a marsh marigold?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 09:45

On the bright side - I love its sunny smiling faces, and it dies down after flowering and you won't know you've got it until the sun comes out again next spring

Favourite "Weed"

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 09:43

Off the top of my head and in no particular order:

Cow parsley

Red clover

Herb Robert

Lesser celandine

Pink and white deadnettles

Jack by the Hedge

Cuckoo Pint

Ladies Bedstraw

Ramsons

Butterbur

Selfheal

Ground ivy

Dog's mercury

Common Restharrow

Eggs and bacon

Meadow buttercup

Ox-eye daisy

I could go on ........and on..........and on............

 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:34
KEF wrote (see)

Fingers crossed for Mrs Lloyd 

Morning KEF - that took me a little while but I got there in the end

ajuga burgundy glow

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:23

I planted some at the foot of a north-facing wall  - they were great for about 8 months, but didn't survive the very wet/cold/snowy winter a couple of years ago. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:20

Pdoc - what's the news on the duck front?

attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:18

It's better than watching the telly

white bells

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:02

Hi Will6

There are several plants that fit your description - can you post us a picture (click on the green tree icon) and we'll stand a chance of giving you an ID

What should I do with my Flump-Monster?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:00

I think it's beautiful as it is  

One of the wonderful characteristics of some magnolias is the asymmetry of their growth - that's why they look so wonderful in Japanese gardens and paintings where asymmetry is prized. 

If you cut it back you run the danger of it looking like a frilly loo brush.

I'd enjoy it as it is and accentuate the asymmetry and the Japanese style of the garden - perfect with the architecture of your house

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