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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Alien plant to ID please....

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 11:53

Hi Tetley

I can't see the flower clearly but try Tragopogon porrifolius, salsify

When to harvest seeds

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 10:29

Let them ripen totally (go brown) in the plant then you can pick them off and remove them from the pods. Let them dry completely. Store cool in paper bags/envelopes. Never polythene, they sweat and go rotten.

Bats in the belfry

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 10:24

Bats rarely bump into anything do they. Echolocation must be better than eyes.

I think they're checking you out when they come close, I love it when they brush by me. 


Bats in the belfry

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 06:48

I'll see if I can catch some for you fidget

Can't imagine being frightened of them Welshonion, they're so small

Bats in the belfry

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 00:11

In the bedroom anyway

We have bats in numbers we haven't seen for years

I think they've all gone from the bedroom now


What on earth???!!?

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 20:21

They look as though they've formed seed pods in spite of whatebver you sprayed them with. Aphids can be brushed of hosed off with far less damage to plant and biodiversity

Plant I.D's

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 18:17

Don't forget to let us see 6. we need to know.

Bearded Iris

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 17:57

New one on me as well Berghill but have to admit I haven't marked them to check

I'd please

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 17:56

I though mugwort but thought they did have the characteristic smell. I haven't got any though so judging by artemesias generally

Disposal of snails eggs

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 15:18

Sling them out for the birds, they'll either die in the sun or the birds will eat them first

Discussions started by nutcutlet

How long for ground elder to die from starvation and dehydration

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Last Post: 30/09/2015 at 10:48

Hydrangea cuttings on behalf of Bruce Weston

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Last Post: 22/09/2015 at 10:39

Have I killed my bearded irises?

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Last Post: 20/09/2015 at 20:53

not water mint

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Last Post: 17/09/2015 at 20:18

Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

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Last Post: 23/09/2015 at 15:19

Today's trip

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Last Post: 04/09/2015 at 09:59

ID please

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Last Post: 01/09/2015 at 00:00

calling the forum cooks

cheese scones 
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Last Post: 11/08/2015 at 15:16

Elgood's Brewery garden

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Last Post: 30/07/2015 at 20:39

Ammi majus

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Last Post: 16/07/2015 at 14:37

Bats in the belfry

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How to reduce biodiversity

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Last Post: 09/06/2015 at 02:50

I've got bees

A nest box full of tree bees 
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Last Post: 30/05/2015 at 22:39

East Anglian garden visting

any ideas? 
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