Latest posts by nutcutlet

Blue chrysanthemum

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 23:48

Hadn't heard about that.

Is it

1. a sort of dirty mauve like the blue rose? 

2.  genuinely blue with the help of photoshop?

3. a completely different flower that has been called a blue chrysanthemum by a well known company?

Identify a plant

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 23:43

looks like Nandina domestica

Roses - almost giving up

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 18:17

I agree re the effort but not the chemicals

Tree problem

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 17:28

It's a lime. with nail galls. Not the cause of the drip. I wouldn't have chosen a lime for the reasons you've found and for its eventual size

Will poppies grow back if I mulch the soil?

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 14:06

depends what the poppies are. If they're Meconopsis cambrica they're perennial and will survive whatever you do.

Roses - almost giving up

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 13:58
Pete8 says:

P.S nut is not a big fan of roses 

Last edited: 26 July 2017 13:01:31

See original post

 Nut is not a fan of anything that needs wildlife-killing chemicals to keep it looking remotely attractive. 

Roses - almost giving up

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 12:53

all those chemicals. 

There are some lovely plants that can be grown with no trouble at all. Why persist with something that needs constant 'treament' aka poisons?

which euphorbia

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 11:40

I doubt it makes much difference from the pollinating side. I'd choose the plant best suited to your situation. Amygdaloides is a woodland wanderer, good in dry shade. Epithymoides is not a wanderer and in my experience, needs slightly better soil, and a bit of sun

Dandelion type flower ID?

Posted: 25/07/2017 at 23:28

I have some nice ones in grass here. I think they're the ones known as Cat's Ear but not totally sure

What is this plant growing on my neighbour's roof?

Posted: 25/07/2017 at 19:34

Looks like a sedum

Discussions started by nutcutlet

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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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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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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