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Latest posts by artjak

It's my birthday

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 19:35

Happy Birthday Panda and have a lovely year

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 19:34

Well done Nut Look forward to seeing some cuttings in there, I would try them; you've got nothing to lose

Got Big Courgettes. Recipes, please!

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 19:31

Fleurisa, I bet that was lovely (I'm assuming it's in the past tense now)

Composting

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 19:28

Impossible to say; you may have some real nasties there, like Dock and Dandelion.

Good year for sweetcorn?

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 19:03

My plants have been smaller than usual, but cobs as normal, about 2 per plant

Composting

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 19:02

medavid, remember; no perrenial weeds unless they are seed and root free, also a mix of greens and browns (nitrogen and carbon) and turn it from time to time to get air into the mix. Good luck with making your compost

Ants in compost bin

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 18:55

Actually, the presence of ants means that your bin is a tad dry. You can go Brummie's way as above, or add a little urine and some green matter.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 18:52

Chicky, wonderful colours and a fabulous stone wall

Got Big Courgettes. Recipes, please!

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 18:48

B-L, even when it has bolted a bit you can still use it for soup and get that wonderful flavour

Gardening Buddy.

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 16:56

Flossie Flo is a very uncritical gardening friend, but she splits her time between watching me and watching the road, which runs alongside the whole garden to see if anyone has the temerity to walk a dog along the pavement!

She was 9 when I got her, she is 10 now or maybe 11, the former owner was a bit vague on this. She is a wiry haired short legged Jack Russell.

Discussions started by artjak

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 20:32

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 19:55

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 09:23

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 03:25

bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 22:32

Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Last Post: 10/05/2014 at 20:54

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Last Post: 23/04/2014 at 20:12

Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Last Post: 21/07/2014 at 11:31

Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Last Post: 06/05/2014 at 17:17

Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 14:57
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