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Hi does anyone know what this is at the front of the picture? The sheer volume all throughout the garden makes me think it is a weed but before I pull it all out thought I should check ☺️ thanks in advance 

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,923
    One of the many types of willow herb. Their seeds drift around in the summer like thistledown. Learn to recognise them and pull them all out before they flower and seed. Thankfully their roots aren’t too bad when the plants are small. 😊 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • jo4eyesjo4eyes Posts: 2,058
    So that’s what it is! I’m forever digging it out too up here, just knew it was a weed. 


  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,872
    Don't let it set seed whatever you do!
    Not unless you have acres of ground to let it do it's thing.  ;)
    The annual ones look different to the perennials. That pic is the perennial one.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....



    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • BijdezeeBijdezee Posts: 1,484
    Agree with others.. Willow herb. Try to make site you get the roots all out as they break easily and grow back. 
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,872
    A wee fork under them is usually enough to lift them, and they they're easy to pull.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....



    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
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