Latest posts by nutcutlet

Garden pest

Posted: 18/07/2017 at 12:33

the children are not allowed to play out because of a few insects? Don't pass on your fear of insects to the kids, there's a world of wildlife out there, get them interested in it.

Should I avoid euphorbia due to toxicity?

Posted: 18/07/2017 at 09:09

We always used to grow it with no problem before the press got hold of it. I have been affected by the sap, it was a bit sore for a day or two but not worth a newspaper artcle. It's a most unlikely plant for anyone to eat. but I wouldn't leave a child alone in a garden until after the stage of putting everything in the mouth, there will be far nastier things out there that the press haven't picked up on yet.

Flying Ant Day

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 20:26

an amazing sight in the meadow earlier. Rising ants in the sunlight against a dark background. Looked like a bonfire. 


Posted: 17/07/2017 at 20:20

much too tall for what?

Flying Ant Day

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 17:45

I like to watch the birds catching them in mid-air. 

Far too much emphasis on killing things in the press, the GCs and this forum. 

It's all part of life, observe, wake up, it's not all about us, we're just one species among millions

Weird Weeds

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 15:50

It's some sort of Potentilla but  it looks a bit large leafed and furry for reptans

Tree Peony

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 13:02

no scoring required, sow them as soon as the pods open to reveal the black seeds inside. Gritty compost, more grit on top, leave outside somewhere shady, they will germinate in spring. Don't be tempted to apply heat or mess about with fridges or anything else that you may hear about. This is what the paeony does and it works

Bought seed has gone dormant and may take 2 winters to put up a shoot

Weed or non-noxious plant?

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 09:26

that should be fine

Weed or non-noxious plant?

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 08:30

Make the photos smaller and start with the camera symbol

Any idea what this is?

Posted: 16/07/2017 at 23:37

Solanum nigrum, Woody Nightshade, annual native plant. Poisonous but not on the scale of Deadly Nightshade

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

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Last Post: 24/08/2017 at 18:05

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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Last Post: 24/04/2017 at 16:24

Richard's Clematis

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Last Post: 29/03/2017 at 18:04

Calling Bensmith412

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Last Post: 28/12/2016 at 22:02

I've been to Barnsdale today

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Last Post: 26/10/2016 at 19:08

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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Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 06:59


for Guernsey Donkey 
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Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

what dunnit?

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

might be ricinus

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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14
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