nutcutlet


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Peony flowering at last

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 09:34

cut off some of the older stems right to base. If you shorten them you end up with an ugly shaped lump. But it's a big bush and looks much better like that. 

Stops Tenuissima cultivation

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 09:31

If you let it seed last year you'll probably have some in the garden. It's a good self seeder

Clearing Nettles in Bluebells

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 23:08

Agree with Tetley and Buttercup, forget the death sprays. Nettles don't survive in mown grass. (Or mown anything else)

Identification Help

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:53

I recommend leaving some for the Orange Tip butterfly, this is their big larval food plant

Brown tailed moth caterpillars

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:51

another day, another scare story. 


all these plants and animals have been around as long or longer than we have and we've survived so far,


We use to play with all those hairy caterpillars as kids, people weren't so frightened of the natural world then. Perhaps journalists hadn't fully developed the art of a good horror story.

Plant id please

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:44

Brunnera as well if you want the blue.

Firm curling up

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 19:05

to me it looks as though the old fronds are dying back as the new ones unfurl.

clearing 'mind your own business' from my pond

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 18:32

are you sure it's helxine, not duckweed?

Identification please?

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 13:57

I think that's Enchanters nightshade, hard to eliminate, every little bit of root grows. Pretty though, as you say

Cephalaria gigantia in a narrow bed

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 11:37

Same here Muddle-up but if I get all the goosegrass off it will look a lot better

Discussions started by nutcutlet

I've been to Barnsdale today

 
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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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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

ponds

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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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

roses from seed on behalf of marksman

 
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Lonicera ID

 
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Last Post: 28/06/2016 at 21:44

First paeony of the year

 
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Last Post: 13/05/2016 at 18:09

Have I grown too much

 
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