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IlikeplantsIlikeplants W Mids Posts: 753
First one looking a bit healthy but growing from a crack in my brick paving’s. 
Second two are growing in the same pot as my begonia.
the pictures got posted in the wrong order.
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  • bcpathomebcpathome Buckinghamshire Posts: 288
    The ones in the pot are thistles so yes weeds. Can’t identify the paving one sorry 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,366
    The ones with the begonia are one of the wild milk or sow thistles. I’d get rid of them before they take over then seed everywhere. 

    The one in the paving … do you have any Ox-eye daisy or similar in the vicinity?
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,597
    I would say the ones in the pot are weeds.  The one in the crack l don't think is a weed but l'll be blowed if l can remember what it is. Someone is bound to know  :)
  • IlikeplantsIlikeplants W Mids Posts: 753
    The ones in the pot have been sneaky disguising themselves as little flower seedlings.

    I do have ox eye daisies which have spread themselves about everywhere @Dovefromabove but their leaves don’t the same as these one. Strange.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,366
    The ones in the pot have been sneaky disguising themselves as little flower seedlings.

    I do have ox eye daisies which have spread themselves about everywhere @Dovefromabove but their leaves don’t the same as these one. Strange.
    I wasn’t 100% convinced I was right, but they’re very familiar … I’m sure someone else will know … 

    😊 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,223
    I'd have said ox eye daisies for that 2nd pic too.  :)
    I agree re the thistles.
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • IlikeplantsIlikeplants W Mids Posts: 753
    I’ll pull the thistles. Tempted to put some pebble mulch on to prevent more weeds flying into it.

    ox eye - if it’s pretty it can stay - we will see. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,366
    Pebbles won't stop fluffy seeds landing and sliding down between the pebbles ... and taking root in that sheltered spot ...  :|
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,223
    I agree. Whether it's gravel or soil - or pebbles -  seed gets in at some point, and if the spot suits....   :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • IlikeplantsIlikeplants W Mids Posts: 753
    So there’s no point top dressing begonias to keep them happy?
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