Latest posts by nutcutlet

Light or shade?

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 08:47

Agree with treehugger.

I had a Physocarpus, something Gold. It was stunning for a week or two early in the season and then the both boring shrub in the garden


Posted: 17/08/2016 at 08:43

Nice one Lucid, good to see the construction story

Tying in a Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 22:36

I should think you have to start when it's very young and bendy.

Gardening on the cheap

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 22:22

don't take the bark off Lou

Repotting into a much bigger pot

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 22:12

you could pot the olive into a cheapo plastic pot and bury it in the big one

Gertrude Jekyll rose

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 22:09

look at the graft point. If a stem comes from below that it's a sucker, if it comes from above it isn't.


Posted: 16/08/2016 at 22:04

I have some come through most winters. More reliably where they're grown hard, no food, no water, dry soil. Soft ones might go under in a hard winter

using a water softener

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 21:53

can you get a tap fitted somewhere on the pipe before it goes through the water softener?

Gardening on the cheap

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 21:49
Lou12 says:

Daft question, is it possible to propgate in water so you can see the roots grow?

See original post

Willow is very good for this, you can watch the roots from little white dots on the stem all the way to real roots. Quick too, great for educational stuff. 


Plant ID

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 20:31

poppy is Papaver somniferum, opium poppy, comes in various shades

Discussions started by nutcutlet

I think it's some sort of geranium

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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

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Last Post: 09/05/2016 at 18:55

Lonicera ID

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Last Post: 28/06/2016 at 21:44

First paeony of the year

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Last Post: 13/05/2016 at 18:09

Have I grown too much

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Last Post: 07/05/2016 at 16:41

Magazine titles

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