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Latest posts by nutcutlet

New Year's Day 2014 Flower Count

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 20:31

We've got an amazing collection between us

Physalis Little Lanterns

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 20:30

 They may indeed have got the bad vibes Forester. I may give them off strongly at times. Ask any houseplant

Physalis Little Lanterns

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 20:23

I was given 3 plants last year. the fruits fell off every time they they nearly got ripe. It may not have been the plants' fault

I wouldn't have grown them if I hadn't been given them, I don't like them much

For chicky

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 19:01

Watering cans though, might get some of those next time

Talkback: Winter flowers and bumblebees

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 18:47

Nice blog higgy

I recommend Pulmonaria rubra for early bees. It's in flower already and will still be flowering when the other pulmonarias open up.

Talkback: Brimstone butterflies

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 18:24

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35494.jpg?width=226&height=350&mode=max

 These peacocks though they were hibernating in the woodshed but had to be rehoused if not to be burnt

beech hedging / what can i grow undrneath

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 18:01

I'd widen it by a few feet and plant well away from it. Leave the 3 feet as breathing room for the hedge and maintenance space for you. Plants will probably grow better then. But choose those that like it dry.

I'm so so bored stiff

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 17:55

I was stick picking all morning, lovely.

Shredding tomorrow if it's not wet. Wet shredding is bad.

Then I can sort out the roadside 'hedge', weave straggly bits into our version of hedge

laying done a few years ago. Cut some off, then more shredding.

Then some pruning and more shredding.

And I'll probably get frustrated when I can't be out there but there's 2 half pairs of trousers to finish making. 5 pairs of curtains to shorten and put thermal lining on.

Then I need to do some letter writing for a couple of organisations which will mean a long session putting email addresses in my address book.

All will be well and spring will come James.

Diane, I know about wet Wales. I was walking near my son's house (valleys) and saw duckweed on the pavement

 

beech hedging / what can i grow undrneath

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 17:12

How wide is the border joe. I wouldn't grow anything under a hedge unless cyclamen or something else very small seeded there. And I wouldn't grow anything right up against a hedge in a narrow border either, it would give a very mean, cramped look.

 

Physocarpus out growing space

Posted: 02/01/2014 at 16:00

Hi Novice. this is a naturally large quick shrub. Its response to cutting back is to grow even faster. Maybe it's just too big for the space available and should be replaced by something smaller

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I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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I've got a new butterfly

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Oddity

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Knowing when to stop

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Blackbirds in the mower shed

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Agapanthus

when shall I put it back in the garden 
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bee success

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should be an arisaema

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A couple of rose questions

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springwatch

egg laying newts 
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This year's lodgers

the bats are back and the moorhen is nesting on the pond 
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Osmanthus layering

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What have I got here

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Muntjacs

Noisy b......s 
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scrapbook

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