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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Seed Swap2013

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 09:50

That's good, you're here. I PMd you but the system has been up the creek. I'll send you another one

What is it? (Before I chop it down!)

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 08:55

I shouldn't think so, theyre quite tough. The newest growth you have now will show you what colour stems you'll get if you cut them back. They look nice and redin your pic. 

What is it? (Before I chop it down!)

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 08:47

the stems only come straight from the ground if you cut them back. Otherwise you just get mature wood which is not coloured. You can cut it back as far as you like. 

There's no doubt it's a cornus. Which one is still a question.

shrub I.D.

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 23:01

Box elder, Acer negundo, is a smallish tree but if it was coppiced it might present as a multi-stemmed shrub

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 21:43

There's a few apple pies there Birdy


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 21:09

 It would be useful sometimes

Stink horn fungi

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:41

Might never see them again. We've had a number of 'one hit wonders' over the years. 

Stink horn fungi

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:32

they're part of that fugal 'blooming' we get every autumn Mr R. I don't think there's anything you can do to alter that. I wouldn't want to. Amazing things.


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:29

We have the malard check every year fidget and never had a nest yet. The moorhen do some years though.

Glad you got back safely Dove


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:16

I've got a pond too. No fish, just the local inhabitants

Discussions started by nutcutlet

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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should be an arisaema

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A couple of rose questions

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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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Noisy b......s 
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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

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Summat's wrong with the hellebores Verdun

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in the green

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For chicky

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