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Latest posts by artjak

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:26

Dove, it was pretty dark in the corner of the potato bag, but I don't think they were naked at all when I first saw them.

Massive grass snake

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:24

Yes bekkie, I am a lady. I live in the Fens and though to a visitor it may look flat and featureless, the more I get to know it, the more interest it has. There are many waterways for drainage, so the other day there was an entire family of swans crossing the road, there were ducks flying over the fields this morning and coots(?) in the water. Horses in the fields, and Jack Russells galore

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 19:19

I think I agree with you there; it is too soon; though I might not have noticed they had hatched for a few days....

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:52

bekkie, I do it the other way round; wear gloves for household cleaning, where my hands may be in contact with scary chemicals and don't often wear gloves in the garden

can i put these in my compost bin?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:50

The fir tree will take a very long time to compost. I have mentioned elsewhere I think on this forum about putting some Yew branches in a large compost heap and 17/18 years later they still had not composted, just turned brown. I would take the fir cuttings to the local re-cycling centre and chop up the rest for compost. Perhaps add some scrunched up sheets of newspaper to help achieve 50% browns and 50% greens.

My Little Project

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:43

You may be using too many pixels.

Massive grass snake

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:41

Sadly, Flossie Flo is too short to see a little brown face appearing above the wheat. Next time I will lift her up to see.

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:39

Typical teenagers KEF; treated this place like a hotel...played loud music till all hours...raided the fridge...youngsters these days... I don't know...in my day..., ...in my day we were JUST THE SAME

My Little Project

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:36

That looks like a lovely curved wall you have there

Gardeners hands! Best cream?

Posted: 06/07/2014 at 18:35

bekkie, perhaps you need the 'non-latex' gloves?

Discussions started by artjak

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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worst gardening old wives tales

what is the worst mis-information you have been given? 
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