Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The river

Being so close to the city the river banks are heavily infested with vines and garden escapees. I think that is privet in flower by the water. Nonetheless it is lovely down by the waterside.

4 comments:

  1. I can't help you with the identification, but I CAN say it's magnificent!

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  2. Yes I am sure it is Privet, pretty but gives me terrible hayfever.

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  3. ... tut ... tut ... tut ... weeds ..

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  4. Mark, it used to put my Mum into bed with a terrible headache. Doesn't affect my hayfever. I don't like it because it seeds all over my garden and is very hard to pull out if I leave it too long.

    We used to have heaps of it along our fencelines .. old hedges I guess. We cut and killed it but there are enough remnants ours and in neighbouring gardens to be a constant pest to us.

    So Julie, yes this one really is a weed.

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