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Identification with these evergreen plants?

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 18:07

It seeds prolifically, yes it will have spread naturally, Native species do if they find a place that suits them, it's lovely but has ideas of world (or garden) domination.

Native species is  a polite term for weed. 

Identification with these evergreen plants?

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:55

Have a look at images of Carex pendula, aka Pendulous Sedge, and see if the flowers look like yours. It's a thug of a plant not suitable for polite company (I grow it but I have a large wild garden). Seeds like mad and gets everywhere, swamps everything, like your Fatsia. If the images match yours, dig it up.

I'd dig it up whatever it is, anything that's taken over to that extent is undesirable

Tree identification

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:47

They do go red if they're stressed though and the new growth looks OK so far

Shrub identification

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:43
Fairygirl says:

Ooh - good shout Dimwit. I thought it looked too 'twiggy' for that.

Nut will know anyway 

See original post

 No she won't.

But coronilla looks likely

Shrub identification

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:42
jessisinthegarden says:

Lightening speed nut 

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I'm on the ball today Jess 

Ribes can be cut right back after flowering

The berberis can be trimmed a bit if it needs it, I'd leave it alone

Forsythia, after flowering cut some of the older stems right back to base and leave the rest alone. You get a better shape like that.

I can't get a clear view of the yellow one, looks like a pea of some sort

Identification with these evergreen plants?

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:35

The shrub is a Fatsia 

The grassy stuff looks horribly like Carex pendula

Shrub identification

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:25

Ribes sanguieneum, Flowering Currant

Berberis darwinii


looks like the last pic didn't work

Please help me identify this ground cover plant

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 16:27

You can cut off any rough looking leaves or dig it all up after the flowers have finished, replant the best bits

Plant I.D

Posted: 22/03/2017 at 21:37

start with the camera icon and reduce the size of the photo 


Posted: 22/03/2017 at 21:28

I think mine are early compared to some. 

Last year, when we had that huge NYD flower count, I had a couple of blossoms on the cherry plum, But always by February.

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