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Your favourite garden 'weed'?

B3B3 Posts: 25,266
I'm dithering between toadflax, Himalayan honeysuckle  but then there's  centranthus , centaurea and flax🤔
In London. Keen but lazy.


  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,741
    To my mind, none of those are weeds.
    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • B3B3 Posts: 25,266
    Ok wildflowers. They are indeed in the right place.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • didywdidyw Posts: 2,937
    Toadflax grows out of people's walls in abundance around here and I am delighted that I now have it in my garden.
  • LynLyn Posts: 21,992
    Toadflax for me. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • LunarSeaLunarSea Posts: 1,441
    Lyn said:
    Toadflax for me. 

    And me. Although forget-me-not is close. Although going on the current situation I'd have to include Verbena bonariensis which has seeded everywhere.
    Clay soil - Cheshire/Derbyshire border - where old gardeners wet their plants.
  • IlikeplantsIlikeplants Posts: 894
    Herb Robert is easy to Id and weed up. Wild strawberries too. I also have a soft spot for any medicinal weeds like prunella and even dandelion and nettle.
  • WillowBarkWillowBark Posts: 236
    White clover for me. The bees love it!
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,409
    I like everything that's been mentioned, but I have soft spot for Welsh poppies. They have been lovely this year. :)
  • raisingirlraisingirl Posts: 6,656
    cow parsley and foxgloves at the moment
    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first” 
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 21,759
    I don't think a weed has been mentioned yet. I have several of those plants in my garden and I don't look on them as weeds.

    I like the daisies in the lawn which remind me of childhood and making daisy chains.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
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