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Latest posts by artjak

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 20:13

Verdun or Tetleys

Tarragon! Ooh the scent...


Posted: 13/06/2013 at 20:10

Baggies, I expect you already know; worms do not like; citrus fruit and onions. Also I have learnt that most people lose their worms through OVER feeding.

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 20:07



Posted: 13/06/2013 at 20:01

Book M, it doesn't matter if you have hard or soft neck untill you try to plait them to get that 'continental' look. Hard neck does not plait, the clue is in the name. Have you tried growing elephant garlic? It is very rewarding and mild in flavour, great for roasting.

Hollie H, I plant garlic in late September/ early October.

whats this plant?

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 19:51

I have very fond memories of  Rose Bay Willow Herb. As a 4 year old in 1952, all the bomb sites in London from the 2nd World War had this growing, softening the horror of bombed out homes, it created a pinky mauve haze over the rubble.

Not getting notification e mails

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 21:53

Nut, I have pm'd you

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:38

Loved that Aquilegia

Not getting notification e mails

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:35

Again I haven't got the emails, this happened a few days back and I mentioned it to the moderator, got the emails and now I haven't

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:26

Happy Marion and Bev, such lovely pics

Greenhouse Advice

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 22:14

I bought a Halls Silverline lean-to in spring 2012. The instructions were so bad that we could not make out if the drawings and photos were of the inside or outside. Halls were hopeless at responding to desperate emails and I still don't have the door handle!. My builder set it on paving slabs with some gravel inside as I wanted to plant a fan trained fruit tree, I made my own staging from pressure treated timber (£43 app. for 8' length with a shelf underneath) I have a small water butt at one end. I really recommend safety glass.

Discussions started by artjak

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: 13/07/2014 at 17:26

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: 09/07/2014 at 20:02

What veg are you growing this year?

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


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


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

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Last Post: 20/06/2014 at 20:42

Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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Last Post: 27/03/2014 at 20:57
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