nutcutlet


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Identifying Plant

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 19:58

That's not me Hosta. 

But if it's a hellebore it must be foetidus.

 

Lawn to Wild Flowers

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 19:54

Apart from Yellow Rattle, scattering seed in grass is very unreliable

Plant identification

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 18:28

That's good. 

Weather

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 17:05

no thunder yet but we've had a bit of everything else. It's more like winter than it was in winter

Id Please Peeps

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 16:41

lol Kitty.

Protecting Buxus from too much sun

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 16:38

I'm too lazy to grow plants that need that level of support. I'd be looking for something more suitable for the climate

Id Please Peeps

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 16:31

I can't be more specific either Kitty. I don't grow any magnolias

Wildflower seeds

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 15:33

That should do nicely for cornflowers. Sow any poppies direct, they don't like being transplanted. I have done it but it sets them back

Wildflower seeds

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 15:18

It's very cold, cornflower germinate well at this time of year usually. If you're going to re-sow, wait for this extra winter to end,

poppies can be a bit erratic. Mine sow themselves and do it in late summer.

Native wildflowers can all be sown in autumn, outside. It's what they've been doing since before we invented gardens and greenhouses.

I don't think wildflowers can be considered as a group needing poor soil. They all have different needs. There's a wildflower for every soil type. The poor soil thing is probably about growing wildflowers in grass, like a hay meadow. In rich soil the grass will swamp everything but a few toughies.

 

Wildflower seeds

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 14:41

There are so many different wildflowers with so many different requirements of sowing time, soil and moisture.

You mention cornflowers so I assume and annual mix of some sort. Do you know what was in there?

Discussions started by nutcutlet

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: 11/05/2016 at 19:14

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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Last Post: 30/04/2016 at 20:24

a couple of IDs please

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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 17:02

Molly the Witch in trouble

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Last Post: 09/05/2016 at 08:10

wot daff

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Last Post: 16/03/2016 at 11:19

move a rose

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Last Post: 14/03/2016 at 10:54

Which violet?

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Last Post: 09/03/2016 at 16:56

Lots of legs, no ID

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Last Post: 09/03/2016 at 08:55

Comfrey, who knows one from t'other

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Last Post: 02/03/2016 at 20:46

holly choice

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