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Latest posts by nutcutlet

wild flowers

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:11

Cow parsley is Anthriscus sylvestris, is that Kek? My neighbour calls something kek but it's not cow parsley. My neighbour has some funny words, he kept talking about goom. Took me weeks to find out it was geum

What shrub is this>

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:06

That's quite likely Bob. Maybe I should make sure I haven't done that to anyone

Wildlife Pond plants.

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:04

I think they're still in our area but not in our garden

What shrub is this>

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:01

I repeated it just for you Patsy


Yellow leaves on Skimmia

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 19:24

I don't know the answer then Lesley.  I've often seen skimmias looking a sickly yellow or maybe a very pale edge to the leaf. I've always blamed the soil but perhaps not


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 19:03

Have you got the deciduous or the evergreen one nanamorb. Doesn't make a difference to the flowering but I'd just like to find someone else who has the evergreen one

Yellow leaves on Skimmia

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:59

Is your soil very alkaline? They always go yellow on mine to the point where I no longer grow them

what is this giant in my garden

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 16:52

Looks like sweet rocket, Hesperis matrionalis. Should be nicely scented especially later in the day/evening


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 14:25

I let mine seed and weed out the dirty whites and other not so pleasing ones.

I did a big seed order from Touchwood last year and am now getting the first flowers to add to the gene pool


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 13:42

aquilegias do seed around yes. This is easily avoided by cutting of the flower heads before the seeds form

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Some berries to ID please

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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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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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bee success

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