that's what I'd do except for the last paragraph,
It works, it's how most of my grass areas were created
it's the clover that keeps my lawn green in summer, I won't be watering grass at any time so very useful. and it flowers within a few days of cutting so the bees are happy.
everyone to their own,
I'm not so keen on the chemicals and death
That looks more like Fat Hen, Chenopodium album, than beetroot gone to seed, though they are in the same family.
There are fungi everywhere, especially where there's dead wood. Most beneficial or harmless, very few harmful. That one looks very harmless.
All part of the big and wonderful world of nature
I misunderstood the question Liz, I thought you were asking about leaving bulbs in place through the seasons.
What is it you're planting? Snowdrops can be left until they need splitting up
I've just bought a couple of pairs of these
and they seem pretty good, not tested to extremes yet but they haven't got that thin bit on the back that some have
one of the best times of the year
Mine are poor specimens by comparison, if they reach 3ft it's a good year.
I was give some euphorbia seeds (not this one) on a garden visit, they were exploding in my pocket all the way home.