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Little purple flowers????

Post  Ladyblu72 on 3/22/2012, 2:22 pm

I have these coming up all over my yard..Any idea what they are and how to get rid of them?

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Post  camprn on 3/22/2012, 3:30 pm

is this what you are seeing? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Blausternchen_2.jpg

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Post  Ladyblu72 on 3/22/2012, 3:50 pm

[img]http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/[/img]No I don't believe that is the same flower..

This is what I have..

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Post  camprn on 3/22/2012, 4:01 pm

Those are violets! Take a dandelion tool and pop the corms out of the ground from underneath. Do not throw them into the compost.

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Post  AvaDGardner on 3/22/2012, 4:45 pm

A classic plant for your kitchen window!

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Post  camprn on 3/22/2012, 4:58 pm

LOL, I have never had violets in my window, the stems are way too short. But I have made jelly from them.

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