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Avii86 Wed 26-Apr-17 17:09:26

I have a few - some I'm sure the old owner planted and some I'm sure are weeds. But I'm so new to gardening I want to be really sure before I dig up something lovely! Any help much appreciated

These first 3 I think are supposed to be there

Avii86 Wed 26-Apr-17 17:10:16

These next two I think are weeds - both coming up in the bed...

arbrighton Wed 26-Apr-17 19:24:45

All weeds.

1, 3 are just a sort of grass, 2, not sure but it's a weed

4= bramble

5- if it's the one to the left = a willowherb= weed. The strappy one on the right MIGHT be an iris

LooksLikeImStuckHere Wed 26-Apr-17 19:30:45

I think they are all weeds too!

PurpleWithRed Wed 26-Apr-17 19:35:17

In the first set of three the first one is clearly a grassy thing (expert? moi?) which might be something nice and decorative but might just be a happy bit of grass. The weedy version of the same thing I'd get rid of anyway. The one with the blue-grey bigger leaves is poppy, could be really pretty.

The second set of two is a bramble then a weed.

Trethew Wed 26-Apr-17 20:05:16

1 looks like a tulip that's giving up
2 don't know but a bit like one of those fleshy poppies
3 I think is grain from a bird food that has germinated
4 bramble
5 weed with iris or sisyrinchium behind

SirVixofVixHall Wed 26-Apr-17 20:16:35

1. confused by this, could be grass, could be a tulip, hard to get scale.
2.Opium poppy. (v pretty)
3. Some sort of grass, could be ornamental.
4. Bramble.
5. Iris.

arbrighton Wed 26-Apr-17 20:27:12

oh yes, now PP have said opium poppy, could well be - look out for flowers

Avii86 Mon 29-May-17 12:12:03

A quick update - the grasses were indeed weeds (gave it another week to be sure and they grew like nobody's business in the meantime). The suspected opium poppy now has about 20 huge buds. I'm really excited to see what blooms!

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