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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Rubyyyy

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 22:55

Astrantia 'Ruby Wedding'



Posted: 03/10/2013 at 22:39

Hi Verdun, I think invasive describes persicarias fairly well and great hard woody lumps to remove eventually

Fairy rings

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 22:38

I love the fungi, fascinating things.

Self seeding foxglove...

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 22:29

they'll survive, it's what they did before we came along and organised them. Thinning them would be a good idea though

Legionnaires desease in compost

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 18:18

I know, and I expect eveyone else does, that it's all out there but if I worried about all the things the papers tell me to worry about, 1. I'd stop doing anything and 2. I'd be too busy worrying to see the non-predicted disaster arriving

Anyone know the name of this?

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 16:33

it comes up through one of those variegated euonymus, the yellow one. They don't suit each other at all but it doesn't give in easily

Does anyone know of a propagation year planner pls?

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 16:22

there's a 'what to do now' at the top of the page here. You have to adapt it to fit. If it says March and you're still under snow, call it April


Posted: 03/10/2013 at 14:37

I've got a lovely palish pink persicaria, no name about 3' which never falls over, unlike the darker pink one which always does. Just bought 'Inverleith', darker and shorter and hopefully more upright

Legionnaires desease in compost

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 14:33

Journalists love a good scare story, they sell papers. What little information there is can be manipulated to fit the story they want to tell.

But we have to accept that the world is not sterile, in spite of all those killing sprays for home and garden. We have to accept a few dangers or we'd do nothing and die of boredom instead

Seed swap

Posted: 03/10/2013 at 14:23

Thanks fidgetbones

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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