Latest posts by nutcutlet

Bargain Japanese tree peonies

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 22:14

Bigger than what? 

My yellow one is about 8 foot or more but it's more shrub (ie multi-stemmed) than tree. The red one 5-6 feet. same multi-stemmed.


Bargain Japanese tree peonies

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 22:01

tree paeonies are shrubs really aym. 

Anomander, can I post my pics on your thread please? (if I can find them )



Fast Growing climber plant

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 21:29

It roots down where it spreads over the ground. It's a bit of a pain to untangle from fences and if it's been there a long time the original root will be quite big. But compared to some plants it's easy to get rid of. Yes, find the root, you couldget it ground out if it's too big to dig

Fancy ivy cultivars have different coloured leaves and different shapes.

Bargain Japanese tree peonies

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 21:21

My tree paeonies aren't temperamental

They behave very well, putting up with a major hack when necessary. The flowering season is short but the leaves are beautiful and the seed pods fantastic. 

and the seeds are fertile.  lots of babies.

I find the flowers last longer if they're in a bit of shade. Not sure the herbaceous ones  (like Sarah Bernhardt) would like that.

Fast Growing climber plant

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 21:13

It's ivy. 

invasive plant in my new garden

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 16:41

Agree, definitely not Rosebay WH

It's so like WH to look at but I have atleast4, maybe 5 species and have never picked up a smell.

pruning native trees

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 13:56

It will grow from where you cut it Wayside, it's what they do

Copper Birch or Green Beech Hedging???

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 09:33

Beech is what you want for hedging, copper or green. Lovely choice.

Birch is not a hedging plant, lovely tree though


Sorbus garden?

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 09:31

Don't do it.

Sorbus doesn't make a hedge, even a wild and loose one. Allowed to grow up, then be cut back to open the view, will make an unattractively shaped lump. Have a few sorbus trees where they won't spoil the view and hedge with something more 'hedgy'.

We all need a bit of cheering up

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 08:31

Dracunculus not Ranunculus

Yes, it stinks but only to attract its fly pollinators. Then the stink goes but still purple.

Probably best not outside the kitchen window.

Discussions started by nutcutlet

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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Richard's Clematis

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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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