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🏆And the prize for the worst PITA weed 2021 goes to .......

B3B3 Posts: 27,334
My vote is yellow oxalis .
What's yours?
In London. Keen but lazy.


  • tui34tui34 Posts: 3,444
    A good hoeing is worth two waterings.

  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,019
    Bindweed.  The kind we have here is a real menace.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • B3B3 Posts: 27,334
    Early days but bindweed seems to have a clear lead. Predictive text suggests it should be called hindered.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Anna33Anna33 Posts: 316
    Bindweed, 100%. I mean, I agree that yellow Oxalis is a pain, but it just sits low to the ground in clumps, it doesn't swamp flower beds and borders so aggressively!
  • Can I vote for Leylandii?
  • B3B3 Posts: 27,334
    I don't see why not @Alan Clark2 in Liverpool. It's a very large weed. Always a plant in the wrong place.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • NollieNollie Posts: 7,512
    Bindweed. Although Jujube trees and their seedlings are damn close.
    Mountainous Northern Catalunya, Spain. Hot summers, cold winters.
  • JemulaJemula Posts: 195
  • steephillsteephill Posts: 2,838
    Raspberry. Seeds get scattered everywhere by blackbirds and it then spreads by runners popping up all over the place. The deer love eating the leaves but even they can't keep on top of it.
  • ErgatesErgates Posts: 2,904
    Brambles and ivy. Doing my best to clear them, but they sneak up behind my back and laugh at me. No bindweed that I’ve seen here.
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