nutcutlet


Latest posts by nutcutlet

Identify a plant/weed

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 13:05

I think it's houttuynia. Have a you got a photo of it growing? It's hard to to ID when it's lying there on a slab.

suckering lilac tree

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 12:53

It's hard to stop them once they start. Not likely to be too shallow planting but digging round and damaging the roots might stimulate that growth.

Peony flowering at last

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 09:34

cut off some of the older stems right to base. If you shorten them you end up with an ugly shaped lump. But it's a big bush and looks much better like that. 

Stops Tenuissima cultivation

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 09:31

If you let it seed last year you'll probably have some in the garden. It's a good self seeder

Clearing Nettles in Bluebells

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 23:08

Agree with Tetley and Buttercup, forget the death sprays. Nettles don't survive in mown grass. (Or mown anything else)

Identification Help

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:53

I recommend leaving some for the Orange Tip butterfly, this is their big larval food plant

Brown tailed moth caterpillars

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:51

another day, another scare story. 


all these plants and animals have been around as long or longer than we have and we've survived so far,


We use to play with all those hairy caterpillars as kids, people weren't so frightened of the natural world then. Perhaps journalists hadn't fully developed the art of a good horror story.

Plant id please

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:44

Brunnera as well if you want the blue.

Firm curling up

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 19:05

to me it looks as though the old fronds are dying back as the new ones unfurl.

clearing 'mind your own business' from my pond

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 18:32

are you sure it's helxine, not duckweed?

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

 
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Last Post: 24/08/2017 at 18:05

something I don't think I planted

 
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Last Post: 23/08/2017 at 17:08

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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Last Post: 24/04/2017 at 16:24

Richard's Clematis

 
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Last Post: 29/03/2017 at 18:04

Calling Bensmith412

spam 
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Last Post: 28/12/2016 at 22:02

I've been to Barnsdale today

 
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Last Post: 26/10/2016 at 19:08

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

ponds

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
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