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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Spring bulbs growing now

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 13:41

Hi Liz, sorry to hear your dad had died but glad you're taking over the graden

I don't think 1 is a snowdrop, it could be one of the muscaris

2 is an anemone

3 may be Iris reticulata or similar

4 could be an allium from the way its leaves have collapsed

Perennial planting time?

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 09:33

I wouldn't plant out either of those at this end of the year. A cold frame as Dave suggests or a cold GH would be my choice

Winter 2014/15

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 23:01

It's cold tonite though. Down to 2C already. 

Winter 2014/15

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 22:45

Winter 2014/15

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 22:13

Certainly am Dave, I live in the Fens

Winter 2014/15

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 20:14

We'll get what we get. Rather a lot of mights, possibles and maybes there

Just to let you how I got on at the show

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 16:44


ID please

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 16:13

Don't eat those 'currants'. 

I can't see the shape of the plant but first guess is Solanum nigrum, black nightshade. 

Garrya elliptica james roof or Persian ivy (dentata colchica)

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 14:07

Where do you live Lola?

Garrya tends to get browned in cold winter winds here in East Anglia

Purple Tree?

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 10:48

I like it as it is I'd just prune off a few stragglers

As Hostafan says, the choice is yours. What would look more appropriate in your garden, a knarled, lichen covered tree or a bush of large purple leaves.


Discussions started by nutcutlet

keep of the grass in winter

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Some berries to ID please

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Moth of the day

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West Acre

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What pollinates Molly the Witch

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How hardy are my plants

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Hummingbird Hawkmoth

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Just look at this seed head

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I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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I've got a new butterfly

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Knowing when to stop

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Blackbirds in the mower shed

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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