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Latest posts by nutcutlet

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 17:43

I used to live in Saffron Walden which had a major saffron industry in the past. I couldn't get saffron to grow there though.

I'm told that Gold Street, named for the saffron, was feet deep in discarded petals at harvest time. Might be a myth 

Polluted ground

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 17:39

Your system sounds like ours hcf, built in 1960. OH has redug the final part to try and achieve a good soakaway and I think it's worked. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:49

I am nuts Fairy. 

Another 'what's this?' thread...

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:47

They're OK in the garden, a bit too much in an enclosed space.

Smell is a matter of taste though. One usually popular one that I hate is Philadelphus

Polluted ground

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:45

Septic tank land here, but experienced neighbours, not strangers to the system. I'm lucky in that it's impossible for anyone else's tank to overflow onto my land.

I get the farmer's sprayed chemicals instead 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:40

My notifications for the last 2 weeks have just turned up as well. Hello to all. But i did answer the PMs at the time

Another 'what's this?' thread...

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:25

smell it.

hyacinths smell lovely

Polluted ground

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:23

I'd wait til the drainage problem is sorted before you do anything. 

Don't forget that the contents of septic tanks and all other waste was dug into the soil in times gone by. It's good for the plants. It's only a bit of sh.....

Miniature ivy?

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 13:00

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/rhsplantfinder/

plantfinder might help as you have a name

Enter Hedera 'Itsy Bitsy' into the box and see who comes up

Talkback: Old lady moths

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 12:57

They don't usually survive the winter but this winter has been very mild. Perhaps we won't need to wait for the summer visitors

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Knowing when to stop

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Blackbirds in the mower shed

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Agapanthus

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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A couple of rose questions

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springwatch

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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Muntjacs

Noisy b......s 
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scrapbook

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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

dead? 
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Summat's wrong with the hellebores Verdun

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in the green

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