Latest posts by nutcutlet


Posted: 04/03/2017 at 10:13

there are so many 'wisdoms' passed down through the gardening ages. Many are totally untrue.

This is probably of them.

See also; 'You can't move paeonies' and 'wild flowers need poor soil'


Posted: 04/03/2017 at 09:13

They're said to remove nutrients from the soil as they break down. It's probably true but in practice the moisture retention and weed control outweighs that. and you could always add nutrients. ( I don't)


Posted: 04/03/2017 at 08:13

I spread them round as soon as I create them (or as soon as I get round to it). I put them round shrubs

Sunflower Seedlings

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 17:38

 That's good Jacqueline

Sunflower Seedlings

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 16:54

Anything for the bees in that Teddybear?

Absolutely nowt to do with gardening

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 12:46

All those trees 

Oak Acorns

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 08:08

I'll discuss plants and gardens with anyone from anywhere 

Worm Casts

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 07:43

I'll keep the worms untainted. I don't think blackbirds like mustard or dead worms.

Seed and Plant Swap 2017

Posted: 01/03/2017 at 08:00

Delphiniums germinate cold. As do most of that family 

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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