Latest posts by nutcutlet

Rosebay Willowherb

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 22:33

I should think all be fine, the perennials die back in winter anyway and annuals should have seeded now. Managed meadow areas are always cut back at some point in the year depending on what's in them

Propagation of comfrey

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 19:47

The big native comfrey? If you have 3 that will probably be plenty. But they seed big time so there'll be plenty more.

Interloper ID please

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 18:59

Possibly Guizotia abyssinica. Is it near bird feeders?

Snakes head fitillaries

Posted: 22/10/2016 at 19:12

They're native hardy plants, don't put them in a GH, sow them and leave them outside.

Native or Non Native ?

Posted: 21/10/2016 at 22:17

plants can be indigenous to several places

endemic to one

Native or Non Native ?

Posted: 21/10/2016 at 21:54

They are truly beautiful and so reliable as garden plants

collecting sunflower seeds

Posted: 21/10/2016 at 20:54

they need to mature on the plant before it's cut, then they dry out.  The birds will probably be happy to eat them in their immature state 

Native or Non Native ?

Posted: 21/10/2016 at 20:35

The advantage of the native plant species is as food for the native animal species, especially the larvae of native insects. 

I grow a selection of native plants and you're right Redwing, they're not the showiest but they suit me, my garden and its inhabitants.

Killing ivy

Posted: 21/10/2016 at 18:39
Tetley says:


See original post

 That's not available any more is it Tetley?

Last edited: 21 October 2016 18:40:32

Help needed to identify white 'balls' in field

Posted: 21/10/2016 at 18:30

late to this one, sorry

What's the green thing that some of these are in, what are the white balls on?

My first thought was one of the slime moulds from appearance and your description

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Calling Bensmith412

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I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

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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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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