Latest posts by nutcutlet

Rowan - which is best?

Posted: 28/01/2017 at 09:37

I think that would be wise. Not happiest on chalk.


Posted: 27/01/2017 at 17:42

make it a concrete foundation and bolt it down. Could even give it a couple of courses of bricks to make it taller. Ours is still where we put it over 10 years ago

Will a garden get the same amount of sun each year?

Posted: 27/01/2017 at 10:33

8 hours of sunlight on which day?

It's the same every year, as Dove says, but it changes through the year. From least at the winter solstice (December) to most at the summer solstice, (June).

Are biodegradeable compost bags safe?

Posted: 26/01/2017 at 16:58

Biodegradable plastic?

It's in my mind that they break up but they never break down. I don't know if this is still true. Plastic is a product of the oil industry and not something I would put on my compost heap

blue/grey hardy geranium

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 21:12

Both those geraniums are Geranium pratense which is naturally straggly. 

G. renardii is quite compact, flowers very early but the leaves are quite attractive greyish through the summer

Luiquidambar Robert Lane & Worplaston

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 20:00

I don't know how much trouble they are but when mature they will bear fruit if they're happy. 

The two names you mention are just cultivated varieties of the liquidamber. 

Help, my neighbours extension has spoilt my garden!

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 16:53

Your neighbour hasn't spoiled your garden, you can grow stuff in front of the fence. 

Don't let your anger and distress spoil the garden, that is a much more serious problem

Back copy wanted

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 15:45

NGS not NHS if the previous link is the one referred to

Last edited: 25 January 2017 15:47:38

back copy wanted

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 15:44

I think we have NGS, National Gardens Scheme, not NHS, National Health Service

Back copy wanted

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 15:27

article on NHS in GW?

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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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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yet another clematis question

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feeding the birds

is it good? 
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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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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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