If you take walks through local woods, you will almost certainly have come across Jack-in-the-hedge, Alliaria petiolata, sometimes called garlic mustard or hedge garlic
- don't let it leap into your garden, it can spread rapidly by seed.
An encrusted container of hedge garlic
was the best I could come up with.
Gary McLardy conducted another exhaustive survey of Formby's flora last week, finding a long list of flowering plants, including hedge garlic
, dovesfoot cranesbill, honesty, red and white campions, common dog violet, marshmarigold, ramsons and lily of the valley.