London (change)
Today 15°C / 11°C
Tomorrow 18°C / 8°C

nutcutlet


Latest posts by nutcutlet

Help

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:17

1. might be a viburnum as well, possibly lantana, wayfaring tree

Help

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:02

I think 2 and 3 are Viburnum opulus, guelder rose

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:38

I can't get the fingernails to look clean. Is that going to embarrass anyone?

 

New Garden, New Soil

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:14

Hi Dudley

Steer clear of the obvious acid lovers like rhodos and azaleas and some of the heathers. My soil isn't chalk but it's very alkaline and I find skimmias and chaenomeles get an unhealthy yellow look to them so I avoid those.

Muck is good for soil whatever sort it is.

See what looks healthy in neighbouring gardens. google plants for chalky gardens and several nurseries have lists.

Celebrate the chalk, don't try and grow things that just about survive

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:00

It's in my pocket artjak. With luck I'll remember to turn it on

Kaffir Lily?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 15:38

I can't keep these and always put it down to the dry soil most late summers. They're lovely. I may try again

This forum

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 15:20

All the best people are gardeners. No doubt about that

Wallflowers

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 14:17

I've got a very deep overhang on lowish eaves as well Lyn, I think it's all in their favour.

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Water voles

They're back 
Replies: 11    Views: 142
Last Post: 21/05/2015 at 22:52

another bulb from nowhere and a baby shrub

I don't know what they are 
Replies: 8    Views: 367
Last Post: 23/05/2015 at 13:54

Tomatoes in a cold GH

Can i put them out there yet? 
Replies: 19    Views: 409
Last Post: 03/05/2015 at 19:34

another crown imperial question

how much to take off 
Replies: 2    Views: 126
Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 16:42

ID my fungus please

Replies: 13    Views: 289
Last Post: 27/04/2015 at 20:33

3 for ID please

Replies: 31    Views: 919
Last Post: 15/04/2015 at 08:36

Forsythia suspensa

Replies: 8    Views: 300
Last Post: 25/03/2015 at 09:49

Best bee plants today

Replies: 13    Views: 370
Last Post: 28/03/2015 at 12:17

Take care where you put the mouse traps

Replies: 10    Views: 336
Last Post: 25/03/2015 at 19:20

Ribes speciosum

prune 
Replies: 7    Views: 410
Last Post: 11/03/2015 at 16:16

Iris unguicularis

haircut? 
Replies: 2    Views: 248
Last Post: 05/03/2015 at 07:57

Seed and plant swap 2015

For the exchange of this and that between forum members 
Replies: 430    Views: 16389
Last Post: 21/05/2015 at 17:15

NYD flower count 2015

Replies: 87    Views: 3376
Last Post: 06/01/2015 at 20:12

keep of the grass in winter

Replies: 6    Views: 372
Last Post: 27/11/2014 at 19:19

Some berries to ID please

Replies: 5    Views: 444
Last Post: 10/11/2014 at 09:30
1 to 15 of 114 threads