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suziequeue

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Weed identification
« on: March 07, 2011, 02:26:00 pm »
Just found this really useful website on weed identification.

http://www.dgsgardening.btinternet.co.uk/weedlf.htm#low

Very good pictures and each one has a link to a more detailed monograph on the plant.

I discover now that I am overrun with creeping buttercup........ :-(

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JulieS

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2011, 02:43:00 pm »
Great link, thank you.

I'm not good at plants!  Creeping buttercup sounds far to pretty to be a weed  :)
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faith0504

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2011, 03:08:34 pm »
Thank you that is a really interesting site, great photos,  :wave:

doganjo

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2011, 09:17:48 am »
These pages are intentional to officer in the finding of popular band and weed seedlings launch throughout Town and the Southeasterly U.S. The weed pictures in this orientate are laid alphabetically by unwashed traducement and may be viewed by clicking on one of the letters to  the tract.
What does this mean in English?  ??? ???   That website is a British one ??? ???
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Rosemary

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2011, 01:34:48 pm »
I think it might be spam.

northfifeduckling

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • Fife
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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2011, 07:39:47 am »
very useful site although not all are weeds in my eyes, some are wild herbs and some are wild veg and salads  :yum:

still, this is one of these links I would love to have a copy in a reference section - as eventually I will forget where it was and of course will need it then! like the one with the chicken poo pictures  ;D. Can  I not convince you, Dan ? :&>

Greenerlife

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Leafy Surrey
Re: Weed identification
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2011, 10:17:32 am »
Creeping buttercup is the bane of my garden - horrified (but thinking aout it - not surprised) to see that a single plant can ober 4 square metres!  great site - thanks for highlighting it!

scattybiker1972

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • wirral
Re: Weed identification
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2011, 11:11:38 pm »
weeds are native wild  plants  ...thats what i keep telling myself when i look out of the window  :D keep threatning to weed the garden!

suziequeue

  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Llanidloes; Powys
Re: Weed identification
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2011, 08:47:49 pm »
I've got to rather like weeding creeping buttercup.

It's satisfying to pull it out by the roots and this next lot seem to be a little weaker than the first lot.

Actually - I think I find all weeding quite satisfying but I have to gear myself up to "do a session" on it.
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Greenerlife

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2011, 09:05:20 am »
I look on weeding as being a bit like ironing.  It's a chore and you won't die if it doesn't get done, but it looks better if you've done it!

suziequeue

  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Llanidloes; Powys
Re: Weed identification
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2011, 09:33:26 pm »
Yes - it's EXACTLY like ironing - great analogy :-))
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northfifeduckling

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2011, 10:49:38 pm »
I don't do any ironing but lots of weeding  ;D :&>

doganjo

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2011, 10:53:15 pm »
I don't do either  ;) ;D  I ama total slut!  ::) :-[ I hide the ironing basket in a cupboard and hide the weeds with grass clippings  ;D
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suziequeue

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Re: Weed identification
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2011, 08:13:00 am »
I'm reporting you to the moderator doganjo for making me laugh so hard I burst the stitches on my hernia.

(No - not really but I did find you post LOL funny :-D)

(.....and I haven't had a hernia op either)

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