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Latest posts by nutcutlet


Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:55

Someone wins, there's a list somewhere, the law demands it.

Millions must enter, chances are quite small.


Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:52




It's Sunday night, It should be glass of wine, dinner

Campanula Isophylla

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:48

You need RHS Plantfinder Dee

It tells you who sells what.

I haven't got any, sorry



nicotiana sowing

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:41

That's fine. Dave's right about the nicotiana sold as bedding plants. Sylvestris is perennial and hardier.  All mine are species and seed true.

nicotiana sowing

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:30

I grow N. sylvestris, affinis and langsdorffiana (spelling?). I shall be sowing any time now. I've never had self sowing but I do get over-wintering by N. sylvestris.

I sow in pots in the cold GH


Posted: 09/03/2014 at 10:39

It might be worth investing in a cheap pruning saw

This sort of thing, you'd get one pretty cheaply from a GC or DIY place


Posted: 09/03/2014 at 10:16

If you have the tools I'd take it down much lower than that as Mrs Garden suggests

The first one I've seen this year - 2014

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 10:14

I love my newts

Today's first is head-banging from the woodpeckers. I think it's the greater spotteds though we have both.

And we set the first moth trap of the season last night

16 Common Quakers, 22 Clouded Drabs, 1 Dotted Border

Also a micromoth, Agonopterix alstromeriana. This last is not a first sighting, they hibernate in the woodshed and come into the house on the logs in winter

Plant/weed ID

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 06:31

a daylight photo sounds good

The first one I've seen this year - 2014

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 23:43

Down the back and tail chicky. Shows more when they're swimming but my photography is up to that


Discussions started by nutcutlet

Some berries to ID please

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Moth of the day

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West Acre

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Last Post: 23/09/2014 at 16:07

What pollinates Molly the Witch

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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 19:34

How hardy are my plants

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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:05

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

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Last Post: 06/09/2014 at 18:46

Just look at this seed head

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Last Post: 28/08/2014 at 18:59

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 08:41

I've got a new butterfly

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Last Post: 10/08/2014 at 10:04

Knowing when to stop

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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:54

Blackbirds in the mower shed

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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bee success

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