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Latest posts by artjak

Does anyone else..........

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:30

Personally I can't see a problem; my brother when aged about 2 used to eat coal and yellow laundry soap.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:29

Just love that blossom


Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:16

Just tried Bev's suggestion, and realised I would have to open some kind of account with google; give them my email address etc and on balance I think google knows quite enough about us all allready, without giving them any more info.


Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:12

I will try that Bev

Blanket Weed

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:11

Wild G12 I believe barley straw takes a couple of weeks to work, but it is for algea as far as I understand and to AVOID blanket weed as Carl9102? said above.


Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:08

Blackest, no red edit button on my version of google map. Any suggestions?

The daftest thing you've done in your garden

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 17:58

Berkley... loved the 'chive' story

Going to try the theory of 2 cuts a week

Posted: 12/05/2013 at 19:29

Thank you both for the info.

Blanket Weed

Posted: 12/05/2013 at 19:27

Oh Lordy, has the world gone mad?

Does anyone else..........

Posted: 12/05/2013 at 19:26

Someone asked about ash in compost; on the course I asked about this as I burn a mixture of coal and logs. The answer is;

Wood ash =good

Coal ash=bad

They did allow that I could have a very small amount of the mixed ash.

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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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Hamburg parsley

Growing info please 
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plant I.D. please

plant in neighbours garden 
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Day out to RHS Hyde Hall

Just some pics that I took 
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Become a Compost Expert

Free training to become a compost master 
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Help for flooded gardens

help for flooded gardens 
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Any info about care 
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