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Latest posts by artjak

Emptying a compost bin

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 20:41

Hosta I am always soooo pleased to hear about people composting

Check your delphiniums for caterpillars

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:29

What are the brilliant emerald green caterpillars that I have sen this year? Anyone know?

Stoney Ground

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:27

yimmy, it sounds as if you have done a lot of conditioning for the soil; I assume that the farm yard manure was rotted down i.e. from a garden centre? not fresh from the farm yard? A photo would help if you can upload one (press the tree icon) I would imagine that it would be fine for planting now.

Emptying a compost bin

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:23

Madeleine51, I have heard that both comfrey and nettles are really good accelerators. I use a shovel of horse manure from time to time.

What's eaten my brocollii, cabbage and cauli

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:15

I use mesh, but also attach shiny silver plastic ribbon to it to make sure the birds can see that there is a barrier; I would not like to have to disentangle a pigeon from the mesh I also use slug pellets, as snails and slugs can do an awful lot of damage to young plants at this time of the year.

Unknown shrub

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:12

I would agree with Dove, and lucky you to have the single form

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:10

nut, I will let google work out the route, once I know exactly where I am going and will let you know; will give you plenty of notice

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 18:07

...and again

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 13:28

Welcome furball

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 13:22

Just had the first proper rain for weeks; hope there is now a bit of water in the butts to deal with all these seedlings

Discussions started by artjak

Plant photos from French hols

Various intriguing things 
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Last Post: 16/09/2015 at 14:35

What is this please?

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Last Post: 10/09/2015 at 21:52

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

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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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

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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Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

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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Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 09:01

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
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