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Are these all weeds?

Dear gardeners, pls help me; i can’t figure out if these all all weeds to get rid of or are they some flowers ? I’ve sown the seeds over this patch months back but I can’t figure out if these are future flowers of some kind or just weed and I should get rid of it?


  • B3B3 Posts: 27,331
    edited October 2021
    Yes😊 you have a fine selection.
    Do you remember what you planted? There might be the odd seedling there.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,860
    I'd remove them all, just to be on the safe side.  ;)
    The bigger ones are willowherb, so definitely don't leave those.
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,904
    I think they’re all weeds. I can see chickweed, willow herb, dead-nettle and possibly some groundsel. I’d get them all out ASAP. Chickweed can seed even at this time of year. 

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

  • I've zoomed-in and can't see anything other than weeds, so would remove the lot.  If you are planting something there, remember that weed seeds will still be in the soil, so I wouldn't direct-sow any seeds there, or you'll have difficulty distinguishing them from the new weeds.  You can prevent most weed seeds from germinating by putting a 2 to 4 inch layer of mulch down (I'd use bagged farmyard manure from a garden centre) then planting through it.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
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