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benjitzers

I don't have a clue what I'm doing, but I bought a house from someone who obviously loved the garden. Any advice / tips / help gratefully received :)

Ranunculus repens

  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2016
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benjitzers

Is this creeping buttercup @tiggrx

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tiggrx

Yes, definitely!

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benjitzers

Thanks @tiggrx - I'll get my trusty trowel out! #weed

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ukjohnny

. Ranunculus repens...a pernicious weed..difficult to pull out ...and spreads by runners.. oust the invader as soon as

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benjitzers

Thanks @ukjohnny - I've made a start already. Didn't realise how much it has spread already!! 😳

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2016
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benjitzers

Help me identify this plant #plantid

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sara2309

It looks like an Anemone.

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benjitzers

Thank you @sara2309 😊👍

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tiggrx

Looks like a Buttercup to me.

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sara2309

Or a buttercup

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OICANALP

It might be a Potentilla Aurea - Dwarf Yellow Cinquefoil is the common name...

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OICANALP

How tall is it and what type of foilage?

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benjitzers

I'll take a piccie of the plant showing the leaves etc @OICANALP 😉

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benjitzers

Now I've compared the leaves I think it might be a creeping buttercup @tiggrx @sara2309 @OICANALP 😉

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benjitzers

Is it a weed @tiggrx - should I dig it up?

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tiggrx

If it is Creeping Buttercup then yes definitely!

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benjitzers

Thanks @tiggrx - I'll get a pic up of the whole plant in a bit if you wouldn't mind taking a look for me and confirming?

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