Latest posts by nutcutlet

barrowloads of thick white tubers out of the ground caused by alstroemeria

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 21:06

A sterile plant is one that either doesn't produce seed at all or the seed isn't fertile, (won't germinate)

Invasive roots is another issue altogether.

Last edited: 13 November 2016 21:10:08

barrowloads of thick white tubers out of the ground caused by alstroemeria

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:51

aym, if it's sterile it won't invade by seeding. You've found out for yourself that the roots are invasive. 

Bee Conservation Survey

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:22

I tried

I couldn't make that scale of likelihood of killing bees work at all and couldn't submit the rest without it

Help to identify please?

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 18:49


Buxus drying out

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 16:45

Interesting, the leaves right at the front look like box. When I looked at the OP I thought that's not box.

Are the balls ever grafted onto anything else?

Viburnum Tinus ' Gwenllian'

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 10:51

Has it got any live looking buds?

The 'scrape it and see if it's green' thing is oft quoted but not entirely true. Sometimes it means it hasn't been dead long. I would have serious concerns re this plant.

Have you a photo so we can see what it looks like?

Can you id these bulbs??

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 22:20

grape hyacinth bulbs are whitish and shooting already

Libertia chilensis

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 18:20

I didn't know this one and googled, synonym L. grandiflora. Growing in my garden, Peterborough, for at least 15 years. Has seen -14C.

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus0

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 18:21

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus0

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 17:47
Bright star says:

Not my photo nutcutlet, its compliments of google. I'm renowned for taking very bad photos! 

See original post

 Yeah, me too

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