Latest posts by nutcutlet

sick tree

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 09:19

whatever the cause, it's never going to turn into a well-shaped tree now. The brown bits won't leaf up again. I wouldn't keep it.

too hot?

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 23:06

Primula and aquilegia, outside somewhere cool. Not in the GH at all, they don't need covering. Honesty is best sown direct. If you haven't got enough to just sling around where you want them to flower I'll add some to your collection. They don't respond well to pricking out etc. Best to start where they're going to flower.

At this time of year I sow everything in pots of gritty compost, sling some more grit on top and leave them outside in a shady place. I bring a lot of them into the cold GH about midwinter when the GH won't get hot at all. Probably more for my benefit that the seeds'

Identify this beautiful plant

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 21:04

Start from the camera icon and reduce the size of the photo

Tiller clogging weed runners

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 20:51

Hard to judge scale but probably Potentilla reptans, creeping cinquefoil.  Very long tough roots. 

too hot?

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 20:39

what are you wanting to grow GD?

Can anyone tell me what this plant is?

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 20:37

I see the Datura stramonium as fidget says and the blue one (upside down) is Nicandra physaloides, shoofly plant.

Young Silver Birch bark damage

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 17:25

The missing layer is at least half way round the tree, that's serious. This is likely to have been physical damage, rabbit as Ladybird suggests or another offender is the strimmer or other garden tool. I feel there's little hope for the survival of this tree and no hope at all of it ever making a decent specimen.



Posted: 07/09/2016 at 17:19

I'd stick with your 'holes in leaf' thread for this one mark. I've seen this mentioned before so someone knows, not me though, sorry.

Is your 16.42 post an advert?

Last edited: 07 September 2016 17:20:15

Plant identification please

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 15:26

the stems on the red one look like heuchera as well. we do need some leaves


Posted: 07/09/2016 at 12:48

I'm sure you're right Jeff, just a wind up. Nobody could really be that dim could they

Discussions started by nutcutlet

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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Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 06:59


for Guernsey Donkey 
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Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

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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Last Post: 09/05/2016 at 18:55

Lonicera ID

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Last Post: 28/06/2016 at 21:44

First paeony of the year

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Have I grown too much

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Magazine titles

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