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What is invading my lawn

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 13:22

Don't forget that if you put enough systemic weedkiller on enough suckers the tree will die

Name of plant

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 13:18

A photo would really be helpful.

That's a very long flowering season and I think May is too early for these to be flowering but It's all I can come up with without seeing it



Posted: 22/06/2014 at 11:53

I'm cream crackered and cooked right through

I've raked and carted the grass OH Allen scythed last week. Run the rough grass flymo over to shorten it a bit more and taken the ride on mower out in blazing sun to cut the lot.  Will I deserve my glass of wine this evening

Seed Head ID

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 11:41

It reminds me that I should have some in the garden. It's a plant of childhood.

But I have more recently grown T. porrifolius which looks much the same til it flowers purple, common salsify

Bird Box Plant

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 11:20

That's a fun looking plant

Do they really make nest boxes?

Seed Head ID

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 11:17

Try Tragopogon pratensis, which we used to call 'Jack go to bed at noon', it only flowers in the morning.

What I can see of the stems brings that to mind. 

Spotted burnet?

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 10:22



What is invading my lawn

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 22:21

The swollen bits are where the potential new tree starts, shoots up, roots down. The plant id trying hard to establish but someone keeps coming  round with weedkiller or a lawnmower and setting it back. Every time the top is removed the number of potential stems increases and so the swollen piece grows

What is invading my lawn

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 22:00

Those are tree/shrub roots and my money would be on the cherry if they're sending up shoots.They're well known for it.  Do the leaves look like those in Wanna be's first photo?

What is invading my lawn

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 21:34

A photo would give us the best clue

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Just look at this seed head

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I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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I've got a new butterfly

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Knowing when to stop

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Blackbirds in the mower shed

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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bee success

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should be an arisaema

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