Latest posts by nutcutlet

Ceratostigma willmottianum

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 09:52

you can go as low as you like, after a bad winter the top can be dead anyway. Some people always cut them right back, like fuchsias.

Planting a small meadow

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 09:49

It depends which plants you decide to go for. Summer is coming up and it takes a lot of watering to establish things in summer. 

Native wildflowers do well planted in autumn

there is a lot of confusion re wildflowers, there are packets of wildflower seed available that contain wildflowers from all over the world. Most of these are not hardy

Tree identification

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 08:26

certainly Salix. not sure re caprea, I can only tell if I see the leaves


Posted: 29/03/2017 at 22:47

Sensitive souls. Can't take the cold and wet.

what is this plant..?

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 22:44

All wrong for leucojum, wrong shape and no green (or yellow) dots on the ends of the petals. Those strange angles and lumpy bits are typical allium


Posted: 29/03/2017 at 22:41

They're very skilled in doing just that Daisy. 

what is this plant..?

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 21:52

Allium paradoxum


Posted: 29/03/2017 at 20:34

Those I've grown have all been reliably perennial

Hidden gems?

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 19:55

There are two plants called Valerian by common name

Centranthus rubra, the pink or white thug that bees (and me) adore


Valeriana officinalis, the herb

You have the former


Posted: 29/03/2017 at 18:12

If it tries to divide and produce more than one leader, just choose the best and remove the rest

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

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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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