Latest posts by artjak

Gariguettes Strawberry

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

You can get plants from Fothergills at this time of the year, but I'm not sure that I'll bother having read the advice above. Do Royal Sovereign have a longer season?

Gariguettes Strawberry

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 18:34

Some friends who don't have a garden, but are gourmets advised me to grow Gariguettes Strawberrys. Has anyone tried growing them? They are much loved by chefs

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 16:05

Dave, I'm really impressed

The new compost heap

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 15:59

house plants

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 14:00

RonS, I googled it and found a site for collecting seeds from peace lilies. I'm not techy enough to cut and paste or whatever the url(?) here.

They said to wait until seed pod is brown or black, carefully cut it off and harvest the seeds. I understood that they could be planted when you want, though I would wait until the days are longer. But since they are tropical I would think they come from a country where there is not much difference in day length winter/summer.

The new compost heap

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 13:53

I'm so glad you've got it going and enjoying it. 'To save the planet, start with one garden'.

What size of container for potatoes

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 09:09

I nearly always grow in containers; just those 'potato bags' that you can buy in G/Cs. Some of them are quite small. Also grow carrots in large pots as the height lifts them up too high for carrot root fly (in theory)

Got squirted by a garden slug

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 17:08

Yuck, you poor thing

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 17:03

It's my birthday in February too So a party would be great!

Progress so far

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 16:44

At the very top right of the page your name will be there, with a little menu; click on that and follow instructions. You must get the recipient's name right and click on 'check name'.

Discussions started by artjak

Plant photos from French hols

Various intriguing things 
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What is this please?

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Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Last Post: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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