Latest posts by nutcutlet

How soon are bluebell seeds viable?

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 19:06

seeds need to mature on the plant, if they're in flower the seeds haven't even formed, maturing would be weeks/months away

Mystery plant in garden

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 18:44

wild mustard or charlock or oil seed rape or one of those

Please identify this weed.

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 16:51

It's one of the vetches, Vicia sepium I think, Bush Vetch 

Schizostylis coccinea

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 23:36

Plants do as they like 


Posted: 08/05/2017 at 21:22

I generally wait til the new growth has started before I cut off the flowering stems. My flowering stems still look too good to cut off

Californian Lilac Ceanothus help required

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 19:00

I agree with fidget's recommendations but I fear it's too late.

So many plants are completely potbound when you buy them with no advice re what to do about it.

Using old bricks to disguise a turf stack?

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 18:35

composting needs wet.

I certainly wouldn't be taking my good topsoil to the tip

Give it a go, build up the bricks, fill in the gaps round the edge with soil or compost as you go, and plant something in it.

Sounds a plan to me

Tomatoes given systemic insecticide

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 16:45

consider the on-going effect of systemic insecticides. It's not just you who gets poisoned, or the insects you  don't care for. It's any insect and those who eat them

Can you help ID these please?

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 08:15

the second look like a non-flowering paeony

Esmeralda update

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 22:33

That looks great but what's the netting for? That doesn't really fit with all the other things you've done that are pro wildlife. Wildlife needs free movement. 

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

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Last Post: 24/08/2017 at 18:05

something I don't think I planted

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Last Post: 23/08/2017 at 17:08

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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Last Post: 24/04/2017 at 16:24

Richard's Clematis

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Last Post: 29/03/2017 at 18:04

Calling Bensmith412

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Last Post: 28/12/2016 at 22:02

I've been to Barnsdale today

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Last Post: 26/10/2016 at 19:08

I think it's some sort of geranium

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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

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Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

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Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

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Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

feeding the birds

is it good? 
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Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 06:59


for Guernsey Donkey 
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Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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