London (change)
Today 9°C / 8°C
Tomorrow 10°C / 9°C

nutcutlet


Latest posts by nutcutlet

Butterflies

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 20:21

Nectar plants can be anything with nectar, nothing wrong with buddleia. Larval food plants are very specific and need checking out to attract the larvae.

Butterflies are popular and everyone wants to attract them. Unfortunately the opposite is true for the larvae Sad. But I'll continue to grow all the larvae food that will grow in my garden

I woulda said that was Common Emerald Dove

Stachys Byzantina, Lambs Ears

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 19:56

As pansyface says, allergies are personal and nothing to do with toxicity of a plant. 

If it was toxic it would affect everyone

Help to ID this?

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 19:06

I grow my wildflowers for the wildlife so if something makes use of them I'm very happy.

But like fidget I can't see any eggs or pest there

Unhappy Brachyglottis

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 18:37

I'd look to starvation or dehydration first. Have you fed it and given it enough water?

I like these better before they flower

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 09:58

OK artjak, thank you

Foxglove seed collections

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 09:56

I doubt if they're ready. They will be dry and brown and loose in the seed cases when they're ready.

But have a look, there'll be plenty. Open one up and see what's in there.

The time to sow is when the foxgloves drop their seed. You don't need to do anything, they will self seed with abandon

You don't need to keep all your foxglove plants if they're over. Just one will do.

Briza media

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 09:02

Briza media won't need shelter, it grows naturally in open grasslands. Why not let it seed and start some new plants. Or split it up, you could to that now. Cut it back and pull/cut it apart.

This year's lodgers

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 23:05

Right, I'll have a look at that bekkie. Thank you.

Floralies for years the bats went in under the barge boards on one of the gable ends of the house. From there they could access the whole roof space. It seemed a good choice, don't know why they moved. Better for us as well as it wasn't over windows and we all know what's up walls and windows under the entrance to a bats roost

Garden update

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 18:30

It takes a long tome to upload, especially if it's a big file. Try reducing the size.

I cut what my camera produces to 30% of the original and that goes on nicely. I'm not a techie and realise that does tell you much

Garden update

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 18:18

Let's see some photos Mark 

It sounds good

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Some berries to ID please

Replies: 5    Views: 193
Last Post: 10/11/2014 at 09:30

Moth of the day

Replies: 16    Views: 290
Last Post: 16/10/2014 at 22:06

Colchicums

Replies: 2    Views: 162
Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 22:43

West Acre

Replies: 126    Views: 2714
Last Post: 23/09/2014 at 16:07

What pollinates Molly the Witch

Replies: 10    Views: 219
Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 19:34

How hardy are my plants

Replies: 6    Views: 237
Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:05

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Replies: 16    Views: 308
Last Post: 06/09/2014 at 18:46

Just look at this seed head

Replies: 19    Views: 449
Last Post: 28/08/2014 at 18:59

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Replies: 23    Views: 510
Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 08:41

I've got a new butterfly

Replies: 41    Views: 672
Last Post: 12/08/2014 at 20:46

Oddity

Replies: 18    Views: 375
Last Post: 10/08/2014 at 10:04

Knowing when to stop

Replies: 23    Views: 475
Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:54

Blackbirds in the mower shed

Replies: 59    Views: 1139
Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 10:19

Agapanthus

when shall I put it back in the garden 
Replies: 27    Views: 591
Last Post: 13/07/2014 at 22:35

bee success

Replies: 9    Views: 340
Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 20:49
1 to 15 of 100 threads