Latest posts by nutcutlet

Cosmos sturdy and full but no flowers

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 14:02

I have huge flowerless bushes as well. Don't know which sort, given to me by a friend. Her plants are all the same 

Sticky black mess from willow tree

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 13:37

aphids secrete the sticky stuff and insects love it. I think the blackness is dust etc stuck to it

Unidentifiable plant

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 20:54

Tree Paeony. They're not ripe yet, black and shiny is ripe and the pods open.

Last edited: 11 August 2017 20:54:54

Tree with blue-green foliage ID

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 19:01

in focus photo of the leaves would help

What is this plant?

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 17:48

Many years ago I bought a Mulberry by mail order. Never seen one so had no idea what it looked like. Over years doubts started creeping in, it was supposed to be late to leaf but it was one of the first. The leaves didn't look like the illustrations in the books (years before internet). Eventually it produced white, 5 petalled flowers followed by little cherries


Posted: 11/08/2017 at 13:51

yes, they're easy from seed. They seed themselves here.

Let them mature and go brown on the plant.

What is this plant?

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 13:49

it has the look of a willow species.

Another Plant ID

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 11:44

mine self seeded last year, overwintered, flowered and seeded early and have already germinated for next year. Works very well unless we get a hard winter.

Identifying Calendula seeds

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 09:34

 yes Dove

Identifying Calendula seeds

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 09:21
Dovefromabove says:

Many gardening videos on YouTube are made by people who know more about cameras than plants.

They are making vanity recordings of their own inadequacies and showing them to the world. 

Dont believe everything you see on the internet ... Check the source. 

See original post

 Are you sure they know about cameras Dove? some of them make me seasick with their waving about.

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

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something I don't think I planted

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wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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Richard's Clematis

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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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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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might be ricinus

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