Latest posts by nutcutlet

something I don't think I planted

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 10:24

Does anyone recognise this? The leaves are very soft, furry and almost sticky to touch. A rather pungent smell but not strong. Could be from bird seed but could be from anywhere.

At first glance I thought nicotiana but it's too stiff in stalk and has opposite leaves


Strange plant

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 08:51

what distinguishes Arum italicum from maculatum at this stage, Ladybird?

Strange plant

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 07:57

one or the Arums. Arum italicum or A. maculatum most likely

bees in bird nest box

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 19:29

snap Dove 

bees in bird nest box

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 19:28

Tree Bumblebees are the most common ones to set up in a bird box. Mine are all long gone, nothing wrong with them. Just part of their life cycle


Posted: 22/08/2017 at 18:36

I pulled a couple of those out today, and divided some aconitums. I didn't eat them, I washed my hands before lunch and I'm still here, same as last time. 


Posted: 22/08/2017 at 18:01

the telly expert syndrome is part of the current celebrity culture. People love it (or so I conclude) it saves doing your own thinking, reading or communicating with real people. 


A Cynic. 

I haven't watch telly for a great many years so lost track of who's who now. Fortunately 

Tree repair - advice required

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 17:15

I agree with Borderline. It will either be OK or it won't, you can't alter anything.

Some trees can deal with this, others not so good. What is it?

Huge fir tree dying! Help!!

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 09:20

trouble with conifers is, they're a long way down the dying route before there's anything to see. then it's suddenly obvious and too late.

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Posted: 22/08/2017 at 08:51

just what I always wanted 

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ID problem need a photo of niger plant

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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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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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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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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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