Latest posts by nutcutlet

a few queries

Posted: 05/02/2017 at 09:03

My Sarcococca confusa scents a wide area of garden in the worst of weathers. I have another, in flower now, can't remember which one, I can't smell anything.

Annual Wallflowers

Posted: 05/02/2017 at 08:57

if they have lost all their leaves they are dead or as good as dead and won't give a display 


Posted: 04/02/2017 at 22:58

one or two of mine are showing but not many

Grass id please

Posted: 04/02/2017 at 22:57

Anemanthele lessoniana, I think so too, though did wonder about one of those brown carex, But I think it's the Anemanthele

Ideal time to sow seeds

Posted: 04/02/2017 at 21:43

autumn sowing is good for the totally hardy plant but neither of those you mention are fully hardy.

I have a forest of cerinthe seedlings but if we get a prolonged very cold spell they won't be there at the end of it

Growing Japanese Anemones frombulbs

Posted: 04/02/2017 at 16:14

I'd put them in pots and nurture them a bit. They're bits of root, not bulbs and it amazes me that those dried up things survive at all. For a plant that can be quite invasive it can be hard to establish, even with fresh bits of root. The sooner you plant them somewhere, the better. roots need to be in soil or compost

Evidence based gardening

Posted: 04/02/2017 at 09:31

I know nothing of plum trees but of course gardening is full of myth and old wives tales, that's life.

Naturalising snowdrops

Posted: 03/02/2017 at 15:08

great idea Hosta

A bit of Spring

Posted: 03/02/2017 at 14:56

I love to see the native plants. A lot grow here. Rarely get to eat a nut though, too many squirrels.

A bit of Spring

Posted: 03/02/2017 at 14:39

a nut. 

are there any more? 

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Calling Bensmith412

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I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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a couple of oddities

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the perils of plant ID

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yet another clematis question

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feeding the birds

is it good? 
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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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might be ricinus

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Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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