Latest posts by nutcutlet

Don't be tempted......

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 17:11

I think Firecracker has finally gone from here.It came in with something else. It doesn't grow well here but was spreading and, at the same time, looking mildewed and sick

I'm OK with the arum

What is this we have all over our garden?

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 17:07

I think you'll need to grow one on. There are many bulb seedlings that look very similar. Grape hyacinth is a real seeder about

First butterfly of the year!

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 11:44

That'll be  a Brimstone, they're always early. Seen my firsttoday and a Small Tortoiseshell.


Blind Daffodils

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 09:44

I find some varieties more inclined to do this.

Some go on forever, Feb Gold, Jet Fire, Ice Follies. 

Some don't flower many times before losing it, Sweetness did that for me twice.

Being shaded out will do it as well. I have flowers on long-blind daffs, after coppicing the hazels they were under.

Temporarily remove turf

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 09:08

thirded for paving

Hedge Pruning Advice

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 09:05

If they were mine I'd cut back to about half the height of the fence. and just back a bud or two if there's enough sideways growth to encourage bushiness

Mahonia Aquifolium

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 18:12

It has quite a relaxed style but anything will go up a wall if you tie it in. It won't go very far up though. They may get a bit taller but I've never seen one much over a metre tall

Chuck and grow seeds

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 09:10

Unusual plants are unusual for various reasons. One is that they are tricky to germinate/grow on. 

I think the combination of 'unusual' and 'chuck and grow'  will be difficult to find in a packet of seeds.

Name of a plant

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 23:25

No bells ringing here. 

Carex pendula digging up

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 16:23

Mowing certainly does for them.

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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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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