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Are these weeds or worth keeping? Thanks for any advice 


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 83,931
    1. Wheat (from a bird feeder?)

    2. Willowherb ... flamin' nuisance ... don't let it seed whatever you do!  hundreds of fluffy seeds float everywhere and take root. 

    3. Not sure ... could be a Nigella ... or could be one of the Mayweeds.  

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

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 21,731
    I agree with @Dovefromabove but I don't think the 3rd one is Nigella, I think it's Mayweed.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • If its may weed. Ill leave it. It looks like pretty chamomile daisies. Ill dig the willow herb asap 
  • IlikeplantsIlikeplants Posts: 894
    Why does the third one look like dill or even cosmos?
  • B3B3 Posts: 25,247
    Or even fennel?
    Crush a leaf and see what it smells like.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Thanks for posting @Completerookie (here's your mate, btw!) I've got a lot of this - possible - Mayweed popping up and wasn't sure what it might be. Just found this interesting bit of information which might be of use:
    Scentless mayweed | Garden Organic
    Scented mayweed | Garden Organic

    It does seem to have benefits so I might leave a couple of them alone. Good luck with yours! 
    It's knowing what to do with things that counts - Robert Frost
  • gondorgondor Posts: 135
    The bottom one could be the type of wild fennel which freely self-seeds. Could also be a dill I suppose, without me going out to look at the fennelly one I have. The fennelly ones I have are more upright and not so floppy. Therefore my final vote goes for the "mayweed" or Tripleurospermum maritimum.
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