Latest posts by nutcutlet

Cow parsley/Hogweed or Hemlock

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 14:17


The other 2 are much more divided in leaf

Have I killed my bearded irises?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 14:16

Better go out and do it now Jo

Just to be sure

Have I killed my bearded irises?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 14:05

I spoke very nicely pansyface

Have I killed my bearded irises?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 13:56

They looked really naff so this morning I dug them up, chucked out the old bits, cut down the tops, planted the best bits with the tuber on the surface, watered them in and spoke nicely to them.

Is it far too late in the year to do this or will they be OK? 

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 13:47

Got it now Kathy thanks, will post asap

Hi Jomilton, yes to all those, PM me your address

Plants being stripped

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 11:39

I think it's unlikely to be the same thing eating all those plants. I'd have a look round and see what you can find on the leaves. If you can't find anything it's probably over for this year. The munching stage doesn't last very long in an insect's life

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 10:02

Kathy, don't forget I haven't got your address yet. Your seeds are waiting in an envelope

Help for beginner

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:55

If they're perennials yes. Perennial is the important word. 

The ones that only last a year are called annuals

Other significant words are 'tender', that means they won't survive a winter in the UK climate and 'half-hardy' which means they might survive in coastal Cornwall

Help for beginner

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:47

In practical terms?  no difference.

Perennial means they live for years, herbaceous means they aren't woody and die back each year

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 08:12

Hostafan, If either of us died from privet cutting it would be down to the arrangement of scaffold tower on trailer behind car, with OH cutting and me driving. 

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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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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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