Latest posts by nutcutlet

Plant ID please

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 20:10

something more like a scabious  maybe? I don't see poppy there.

Last year's Sweet Williams

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 17:03

I think they'd put up with that Daryl. Good idea, mine have grown a lot and could be spread out more

Last year's Sweet Williams

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 16:46

I thought they were annuals or biennials but my last year's plants are looking good and I'm expecting flowers, so I'm leaving them. A lot of the plants grown as annuals are really perennials.

erigeron karvinskianus

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 16:42

I can see green way down at the bottom of mine. The brown top can be cut off as I haven't done yet


Posted: 21/02/2016 at 15:49

The flowers look OK mostly so grown at the back of the border behind other stuff or viewed from a distance, they look OK. There's a bog group I drive past sometimes, it looks great from a moving car but I bet they look rough close to.

Confused by seeds!

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 15:16

Aquilegias seem to germinate whatever you do but I give them a cold spell, also delphiniums, same family.

Erysimum Apricot Twist/Wallflowers

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 14:57

Hi Charley. Apricot Twist is a perennial, more akin to Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve' than to the biennial wallflowers which get bedded out for spring. I haven't found it reliably long lived though. 

Call them Erysimum 'Apricot Twist' and google that rather than wallflowers, you'll get a better idea

Confused by seeds!

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 12:06

It's hard to write an article that covers all aspects of seed growing. Name your seeds and someone here will tell you when to do what

invasive plant in my new garden

Posted: 21/02/2016 at 12:03

if it's the one with the underground runners, no hoe, that breaks it up to make more plants. dig it up. Otherwise the hoe will do fine

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Calling Bensmith412

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I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

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Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

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Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

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Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

feeding the birds

is it good? 
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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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