Latest posts by nutcutlet

all my seedlings have come up outdoors already?

Posted: 20/10/2016 at 08:50

sowing seeds as soon as they're ready is what plants do and has to be the best way for hardy plants.. They sort themselves out with regard to germination time

How has this site changed your gardening?

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 21:44

It hasn't changed my gardening much, I still nurture what others call weeds, encourage wildlife that some would spray with insecticide, grow thugs, shun chemicals, have grass with extras, pots of germinating seeds everywhere, break all the rules. All much the same.

all my seedlings have come up outdoors already?

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 21:30

The planter sounds like a good idea, it's too easy to lose the ones you want in the garden. Especially if you have a weed count like mine

Disturbing a newly planted Peony

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 13:55

I don't find they mind being moved at all

What is this plant.

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 13:54

I think this is another one like Euphorbia lathyris, distributed by aliens. I've never introduced  it but every few years another lot appear. Some are variegated.

all my seedlings have come up outdoors already?

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 13:48

when you sow seeds in autumn some will come up straight away, either because they don't have a dormant period or because they haven't yet gone dormant. 

If you froze the seeds dry for that time all you did was store them.

If you sowed them is moist compost you have done winter's job already and those seeds that would have germinated in spring have germinated now.

They are all hardy, left to themselves in the garden these plants self-seed and multiply. You could prick out and protect a few and leave the rest where they are. See which do best

ID please

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 09:52

Plant ID

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 22:39

Try Silene vulgaris, Bladder Campion, if it's taller

Disturbing a newly planted Peony

Posted: 18/10/2016 at 22:13

I think it's too deep, buds should point up, just below the surface. 

Discussions started by nutcutlet

I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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a couple of oddities

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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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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

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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Have I grown too much

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