London (change)
Today 15°C / 9°C
Tomorrow 17°C / 12°C

nutcutlet


Latest posts by nutcutlet

wild flowers

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 16:59

Richard Mabey in Flora Britannica under Anthriscus sylvestris lists

Queen Anne's Lace, Fairy lace, Spanish lace. Kex, kecksie, Queque, Mother die, Step mother, Grandpas's pepper, Hedge parsley, Badman's oatmeal, Blackman's tobacco and rabbit meat  Not a bad collection.

Daucus carota just gets wild carrot and bird's nest.

I don't think you can have a right and wrong in common names. If it's what people call them it's the common name.

trees and shrubs for £1

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 16:25

and think of the time from digging up to re-planting for trees in leaf in mid May

What shrub is this>

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 13:56

No, I don't have the words to describe that scent. I love it. For comparison I hate the smell of privet and philadelphus. Does that help?

 

Talkback: Growing hellebores

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 11:18

I'll put some seed on the seed swap when they're ripe RD

wild flowers

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 11:16

Local names again Jim, nothing definitive. My mother called cow parsley Queen Anne's Lace.

I think the problem is that all those white umbellifers get lumped together and share names

What shrub is this>

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 11:04

I checked my ignore list. Only historic WUMS and persistent advertisers

wild flowers

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 22:12

or Keck

wild flowers

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:56

Queen Anne's Lace is most descriptive. I think I'll use that name from now

Wildlife Pond plants.

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:23

It's the sort you keep indoors and put slides in. Fascinating. We should use it more often

egg shell found in the garden

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:14

robins' eggs are blue

Discussions started by nutcutlet

East Anglian garden visting

any ideas? 
Replies: 10    Views: 232
Last Post: Yesterday at 11:12

Water voles

They're back 
Replies: 11    Views: 165
Last Post: 21/05/2015 at 22:52

another bulb from nowhere and a baby shrub

I don't know what they are 
Replies: 8    Views: 392
Last Post: 23/05/2015 at 13:54

Tomatoes in a cold GH

Can i put them out there yet? 
Replies: 19    Views: 418
Last Post: 03/05/2015 at 19:34

another crown imperial question

how much to take off 
Replies: 2    Views: 132
Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 16:42

ID my fungus please

Replies: 13    Views: 295
Last Post: 27/04/2015 at 20:33

3 for ID please

Replies: 31    Views: 933
Last Post: 15/04/2015 at 08:36

Forsythia suspensa

Replies: 8    Views: 312
Last Post: 25/03/2015 at 09:49

Best bee plants today

Replies: 13    Views: 372
Last Post: 28/03/2015 at 12:17

Take care where you put the mouse traps

Replies: 10    Views: 338
Last Post: 25/03/2015 at 19:20

Ribes speciosum

prune 
Replies: 7    Views: 419
Last Post: 11/03/2015 at 16:16

Iris unguicularis

haircut? 
Replies: 2    Views: 252
Last Post: 05/03/2015 at 07:57

Seed and plant swap 2015

For the exchange of this and that between forum members 
Replies: 434    Views: 16682
Last Post: Yesterday at 21:24

NYD flower count 2015

Replies: 87    Views: 3391
Last Post: 06/01/2015 at 20:12

keep of the grass in winter

Replies: 6    Views: 379
Last Post: 27/11/2014 at 19:19
1 to 15 of 115 threads