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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Mexican Orange Blossom - is it ok?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 19:27

Is that Choisya?

Has it caught a frost or a cold wind on new growth?

Holm oak leaf problem?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:52

Are all the leaves turning yellow and dropping? Evergreens drop leaves at some point in the season. That's normal


Posted: 03/05/2014 at 13:58

cold Dove?

sun shining, had to take my jacket off.

Mums, I usually get told off here for cutting hedging back in the first year but it does seem to get the bushiness off to a good start. It's not a hard cut back, just enough all round to encourage one stem to divide into two

orange evergreen plants help

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 13:52

One of the oranged berried pyracanthas. White flowers first then the orange

Plant ID

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 13:47

One of the pratense type geraniums probably


Rejuvenating thyme

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 11:51

I don't think Philippa's advice was against a shallow pot, just that it won't last as long. If you like them in the shallow pot keep propagating and replacing them. They'll look better like that.

Grit is what you need in the potting compost. Lots.

I've never done it to thyme but I propagated a dianthus by burying it in a few inches of gravel left over from concrete making. Very successful

silver birch

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 09:46

Try googling silver birch poisonous to fish

I found this, a different species of birch but I'm sure there's plenty of other info on line especially on Koi keeping sites.

What plant is growing in my garden?

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 22:57

Looks like one of the willowherbs to me

More identifying...

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 22:55

My first thought on 1. was armeria but then I looked at the leaves and thought bulb.

I think you're right Potters


Posted: 02/05/2014 at 21:08

You're right Connor, us oldies will always turn up for a garden group whatever it's called.

Avoid anything that abbreviates to something embarrassing or rude

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Knowing when to stop

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Blackbirds in the mower shed

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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bee success

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should be an arisaema

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Last Post: 11/06/2014 at 16:27

A couple of rose questions

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egg laying newts 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 20:10

This year's lodgers

the bats are back and the moorhen is nesting on the pond 
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Osmanthus layering

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What have I got here

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Noisy b......s 
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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

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Summat's wrong with the hellebores Verdun

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in the green

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