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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Perlite or Vermiculite

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 11:38

Landgirl. I get fine grit from the pet shop, Aquarium dept

Bit expensive but I never see anything that fine in GCs

Talkback: Winter flowers and bumblebees

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 10:23

Bowles Red is a rubra cultivar. I think that's what mine is.It does the job for the bees

What is this glossy leaved evergreen?

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 10:17

Or copy and paste a link

Physocarpus out growing space

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 10:16

I'd take the cuttings now and move it now. Winter is fine for moving deciduous shrubs.Unless it's frozen ground or waterlogged.

Hmmmm. Waterlogged, Could be a problem there.

What is this glossy leaved evergreen?

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 09:48


Talkback: Brimstone butterflies

Posted: 03/01/2014 at 21:21

Thanks Dove, I'll tell the photographer (OH)

Physocarpus out growing space

Posted: 03/01/2014 at 20:55

Hardwood cuttings at once, if not sooner.

If you click on 'how to' at the top of this page there's an article on hardwood cuttings. I often put them in pots because I never have a suitable bit of ground ready but I should think in the ground would be better.

My physocarpus is in some shade, maybe too much of it. It gets some die back on new shoots sometimes though overall it does OK

Talkback: Brimstone butterflies

Posted: 03/01/2014 at 20:49

The undersides are always like that chicky. Well camouflaged in the woodshed


What is this glossy leaved evergreen?

Posted: 03/01/2014 at 19:01

Laurus nobilis, bay

I think the plant being discussed here is Prunus laurocerasus, laurel. Though who knows, we haven't seen it. But light green says the prunus to me

Discussions started by nutcutlet

keep of the grass in winter

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Some berries to ID please

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Moth of the day

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West Acre

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What pollinates Molly the Witch

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How hardy are my plants

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Hummingbird Hawkmoth

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Just look at this seed head

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Last Post: 28/08/2014 at 18:59

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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I've got a new butterfly

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Knowing when to stop

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Blackbirds in the mower shed

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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