Latest posts by nutcutlet

Hellebore transplants

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 18:23

Maybe a little more control, if you take the seed when ripe and sow it in pots with gravel on top rather than let them drop, with weed seed, onto the seed tray. Pots are better than seed tray, more depth.

I'd transplant them very early from the gravel, as soon as there are true leaves. Gravel is a wonderful medium, I rely on it a lot

Hellebore transplants

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 18:19

For the future I'd take the seed when the seed the pods open and throw them on the garden. This works almost too well.


East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 16:13

Looking good

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 16:12

Hi NewBoy, when we've all finished rambling on here

I think the answer to your question is not really rare, especially with such a mild winter,  but not that common.

I haven't got early blossom due to haircut but several are well into leaf


Posted: 31/01/2016 at 15:58

Poppies transplant fine as potsful as punkdoc says. 

what they're no so pleased with is having their roots interfered with. 3 in a pot will be fine as one planting, separating into 3  and planting would set them back.

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 15:50

I wonder if the 2'' is what I meant by a a cluster of flowers, as in hawthorn.


May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 13:39

2 inches for each flower NewBoy? or each cluster of flowers?


May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 13:01

Maybe the shelter is what I lack Dove. 

Sorry Fairy

I'm sure bullaces have another name Fairy, probably several as they come in various colours. They taste like plums but are the size of grapes. Stone in the middle, they are plums

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 12:00

I have a hawthorn that flowers any time and have had some in midwinter. Not this year though, possibly due to the short back and sides it got last year.

I think most of what's flowering now isn't hawthorn or blackthorn, it's those little plum things, bullaces.

Blackthorn is relatively late to flower and the blackthorn winter is that cold bit you get at the end of winter when you thought it was all over. 

That was a long, punctuation-free, sentence wasn't it. Are the grammar police around?

New garden - suggestions for design please

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 11:53

I've heard that about walnuts chicky but things grow under mine. Might relate to black walnut trees.

Lovely place to work on sandy. Walls, I love them.

No good at design though so can't help there.


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