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Latest posts by nutcutlet

How to grow a sagina subulata lawn

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 20:16

Sounds OK to me Bal. 

No experience of this though so if anyone comes up with a better idea, go with it

Advice with a clear exterior wood varnish to protect cut logs please??

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 20:10

I think preservative is the word you should be looking for. Not sealant 

What have Thompson and Morgan sent me?

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 17:23

Maybe it's easier for a big company to send a replacement than to get into long discussions and explanations.


Disease on outdoor plants

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 17:19

It might not affect both shrubs, a garden is full of more or less sheltered places. See what other people think, mine won't be the only response you get.

Disease on outdoor plants

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 17:03

Could the new growth have been frosted do you think? I can see that it's new tips on the laurel but I can't tell with the ivy. 

We had a hard frost  couple of weeks ago that browned off some new growth. I can't see the pyracantha properly but my laurel is looking a bit like that in places. 

The other thing that upsets new growth is chemicals. Not necessarily yours.

Standard roses - homebase

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 16:26

I wonder if my local Homebase has got any

Disease on outdoor plants

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 16:25

Can you let us see a photo Liz. 


Posted: 09/05/2014 at 12:53

Stop worrying

Life is out there. People talk about gardens as outdoor rooms but they're not. They're out in the real world with all it's various life forms. Look at them, study them, enjoy them. 

What's happening to my bogbean?

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 12:43

That new shoot looks OK, it's the new growth that's important. Old ones have been tortured by post or carrier. 


Changing colour of Lilac

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 12:41

nodlisab, I was told that about may (hawthorn) and elder. I don't remember lilac being mentioned

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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