Latest posts by nutcutlet

Tree cutting

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 14:16

I use it all the time. Conifer chippings may be acidic but I find the chips hold the moisture in the soil and the advantages are bigger than the disadvantages. You do have to make sure the soil is moist before you put them on.

Is this a weed?

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 14:04

If that was a hollyhock in my garden you'd be able to see the rust

I doubt if it's a weed Cheryl, unless it's in the way of your gardening plans I'd leave it and see what develops. 

Is this a weed?

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 12:58

What did you have last year, (or the year before) that might have seeded? Or seeded from next door?

Is this a weed?

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 12:49

or a hollyhock or something else in the malvaceae family

Why plant daffs in October?

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 12:47

and think about the plant. In nature they stay in the ground, they start maiking new root long before they appear above ground.

Out of the ground from around mid summer til March might not be the kindest treatment or the one most likely to give a good display in future years

what are these grubs ? how to get rid of them

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 12:31


I haven't seen anything like that since I last took sawfly larvae off the solomon's seal

Plant Identification Please

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 12:28

Echium, that'll be the one blairs.

I think our ID method is better than an app. You get discussion and consensus. I'm not convinced re the first one but someone else will come along and conform or offer a better ID. An app would give you an ID, right or wrong

Plant Identification Please

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 11:50

Enlarged that pic shows a very bristly leaf DD

Plant Identification Please

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 11:39

Are these plants you've grown from seed or plus or something else? Knowing the history can sometimes help.

The first does resemble a phlox, possibly divaricata and the last geranium rather than delph I think.

standard rose

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 11:34

Hi Janet

just bumping you up. I know nothing about standard roses.


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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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Have I grown too much

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Magazine titles

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Last Post: 30/04/2016 at 20:24

a couple of IDs please

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Molly the Witch in trouble

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wot daff

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move a rose

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Which violet?

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Lots of legs, no ID

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Comfrey, who knows one from t'other

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holly choice

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