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Old 2013-05-12, 06:56 PM
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Any green thumbs know what type of plant this is? A few weeks ago, it was the size of a football and now it's as big as the window wells. I did have some perennials there but it has pushed them out.



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PS - GregS, this forum needs a gardening section.
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Old 2013-05-12, 10:01 PM
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To me it looks like some kind of weed by the speed of its growth but it might be some perennial that you planted in previous years
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I should have rethought my search "types of weed" I'm sure sirens are going off in my Co's security dept...

I've seen this...and I think it resembles "DOCK"

http://www.bhg.com/gardening/pests/i...weeds/#page=25
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could be a burdock

http://northernbushcraft.com/topic.p...=edible_plants
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I think you're right. It's those plants with the sticky burrs (according to Google) so that explains how it could have ended up there. I guess I will leave it since it's not a weed.
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I should have rethought my search "types of weed" I'm sure sirens are going off in my Co's security dept...

I've seen this...and I think it resembles "DOCK"

http://www.bhg.com/gardening/pests/i...weeds/#page=25
Ha - that's funny R.F.D. (the search comment!) And wow, those are some DEEP and huge roots...I'm not sure I would let those grow BrianT - it may invade your space. But according to G2K's link, you can eat the leaves for dinner - yum!

P.S. GregS - I agree with BrianT's suggestion of a section for gardening or maybe it can include all 'Outdoor/exterior maintenance'??
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Ha - that's funny R.F.D. (the search comment!) And wow, those are some DEEP and huge roots...I'm not sure I would let those grow BrianT - it may invade your space. But according to G2K's link, you can eat the leaves for dinner - yum!
At my house, it would be the closest thing to a vegetable!

It looks like it's ready to bloom so I'm waiting for that.

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At my house, it would be the closest thing to a vegetable!

It looks like it's ready to bloom so I'm waiting for that.

Wow - it's growing like a weed!
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