Latest posts by nutcutlet

Seed pods on New Zealand Flax

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 09:12

they germinate well Fairy but it's a long wait before planting out time. Fancy ones don't come true, of course.

Seed pods on New Zealand Flax

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 08:46

you've got plenty. Sow some now, they may germinate quickly with no extra heat required, somewhere shady outside. If they don't, sow the rest in spring.

I hope they're mature and ready, seed pods open themselves when the time comes, if you had trouble opening them it may have been too soon

I know it's not a weed but

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 20:21

Just give a thought to all the mini beasts in there with the roots of the plant when you're boiling it, and giving it the salt vinegar. A toxic chemical isn't just glyphosate.

tbh glyphosate is probably less damaging though I won't be using it.

Monty's New Book offer

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 17:24


Monty's New Book offer

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 17:16

Hosta  naughty

Wild cherry tree?

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 16:34

I have wild cherry and bird cherry but neither have small bunches of fluffy flowers. Agree with Busy Lizzie, we need a photo

Foxgloves....What do I do n

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 15:41

Foxgloves are basically biennial, they do sometimes go on for another year but not so good in my experience. The other thing they do is make new leaves so you think they'll go another year, then die. I let them seed and pull them up.

Fast growing

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 11:26

Resist fast growing plants, they don't stop when your arch is covered

What's the soil like?

A photo would help produce good suggestions

Outdoor garden sticks

Posted: 18/08/2017 at 17:57


Outdoor garden sticks

Posted: 18/08/2017 at 17:12

 sounds good to me Fairy. Makes mine average. 

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

Replies: 5    Views: 290
Last Post: 24/08/2017 at 18:05

something I don't think I planted

Replies: 13    Views: 376
Last Post: 23/08/2017 at 17:08

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
Replies: 14    Views: 464
Last Post: 24/04/2017 at 16:24

Richard's Clematis

Replies: 16    Views: 638
Last Post: 29/03/2017 at 18:04

Calling Bensmith412

Replies: 12    Views: 683
Last Post: 28/12/2016 at 22:02

I've been to Barnsdale today

Replies: 26    Views: 1327
Last Post: 26/10/2016 at 19:08

I think it's some sort of geranium

Replies: 22    Views: 1359
Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

Replies: 14    Views: 610
Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

Replies: 9    Views: 629
Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

Replies: 6    Views: 575
Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

Replies: 10    Views: 664
Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

feeding the birds

is it good? 
Replies: 27    Views: 1495
Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 06:59


for Guernsey Donkey 
Replies: 57    Views: 4007
Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

what dunnit?

Replies: 31    Views: 2404
Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

Replies: 4    Views: 538
Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14
1 to 15 of 166 threads