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What's your worst nemesis, your most dreaded weed or plant?

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 17:49

Horsetail - grrrrr

Plants to ID please!

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 12:25

I've got a little muddled with your pictues Rob and my comments relate to your picture number 4! That could possibly be Physostegia which was my instinctive response - but please don't quote me!!!! Once it does flower it may be easier to identify.

Plants to ID please!

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 12:15

Sorry Rob but it looks too much like several plants and until flowers arrive it is difficult to identify it.

Plants to ID please!

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 11:19

The pinky one is bistort (Persicaria bistorta). The 'pondy' ones are the tiny floating duckweed and the little reddish green leaves could be frogbit or a miniature waterlily and the green oval leaves look like water hawthorn.

Plant ID

Posted: 25/06/2015 at 16:54

I agree with Gardenmaiden. I'm sure it isn't Perovskia.

Seed trays/ allotment ladders

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 19:23

Harrod Horticultural used to sell them. Maybe you might be lucky on eBay???

What do I have?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 21:20

No they are not always. Try googling Acer campestre and the leaves shown for the tree are amazingly similar to Len's tree

What do I have?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 20:55

The acer could be Acer campestre - the field maple. All are really planted too close together. I'm not sure about the other two shrubs

Can you help me identify this plant/shrub

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 19:23

I think that the yellow flowered shrub in your first picture is one of the coronillas

Is this a posinous plant or is it a good looking weed

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 20:25

The plant is a Euphorbia (spurge) It is poisonous - then so are daffodil bulbs - and its milky sap or latex is a skin and eye irritant. Treated carefully it should be fine. Always wear gloves if you have to handle it at all.

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