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What plant is this? A weed?

It's an ornamental, Acanthus, or Acanthus mollis. Its fancy shaped leaves look so familiar because this plant is the prototype for the stylized "foliage" that you see in classical artwork & ...
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What is the name of this plant? It has round big flowers

I'd rather say this is an ornamental Aillium. They often use it to decorate my town. Here is how the head will look like if I'm not wrong: Might be a giganteum; in below picture you'll notice ...
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What plant is this? A weed?

It is, as already said, Acanthus mollis, an herbaceous perennial plant - in your area, it may be considered invasive. Whether you like it or not is the consideration for deciding whether its a 'weed', ...
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What is this ornamental plant with leaves similar to corn?

The leaves make me think it is a Canna Lily or "Canna indica". Strictly speaking, they aren't lilies exactly, but are loosely related to ginger.
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Dilemma about the identity of this plant: leopard lily? Silver squill?

Poking around wikipedia for a few minutes, you appear to have Iris domestica as "what you want" under the common name leopard lily. So look for that (or, as commented and noted at wikipedia, ...
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Mountain laurel or rhododendron?

Look at the petals: You can see that your specimen has five separate petals per flower. Which means this is not mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia). Mountain laurel has petals that are fused together ...
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What are first steps for a novice gardener?

Getting local advice is important here. You could spend a few years learning general gardening "theory" and then apply it to your particular situation, but that probably isn't the best way to get ...
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What are first steps for a novice gardener?

Mason jar soil test, sampled from a few different places in the yard, retain photos - this will be useful for you as a baseline for further planning, knowledge of mix of clay, loam and sand that your ...
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Mulch/compost over partially exposed roots

This can happen over time with mature trees - some varieties are more prone than others to this, and it's not always due to soil erosion. You describe the soil as clay and compacted, so it's possible ...
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What the name of this flower? They close at night n blooms in the morning

That plant is Oxalis, also called wood sorrel or false shamrock. Oxalis is actually the genus; there are many species. Some of the larger species are sold as house plants, especially around St Patrick'...
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What’s wrong with this jasmine?

Jasminum polyanthum is not fully hardy - it will usually tolerate down to about 5 degrees C for a short period without much harm, but lower temperatures, despite it being an evergreen plant, will ...
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Good bedding plants for Autumn/Fall colour UK

Dwarf cyclamen - garden centres are usually full of them at this time of year, just make sure you buy those which are standing on display outdoors, not from the houseplant section inside. Otherwise, ...
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What is the name of this greenish plant?

After searching so much finally i found that it is Turnera ulmifolia
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Is this a Muehlenbeckia?

It looks like a callisia (https://worldofsucculents.com/callisia-repens-turtle-vine/) that was not in direct light. It can change from almost succulent to very thin leaves. The leaves should be ...
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What is Brassisca Pink?

If it is supposed to have pink flowers, as the name suggests, then it could be this plant: https://worldofsucculents.com/carpobrotus-acinaciformis-hottentot-fig-sour-fig-giant-pigface-ice-plant/ Or ...
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Viburnum Tinus buds getting dry

It looks as if its suffering from drought - the first thing that happens with that is, any flowers or flowerbuds start wilting and eventually die, followed by leaf loss if the problem is not ...
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What is this ornamental tree with coarsely serrated leaves?

I think it might be Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), complete with gall nipples, as Stephie says. Image here https://www.bowhayestrees.co.uk/hornbeam.html
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What is the name of this plant? It has round big flowers

I would say Agapanthus, for the long stalk, but the leaves usually have not so much width.
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