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Latest posts by artjak

carrot fly & pests

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 16:01

I grow carrots in very big plastic pots and so the lazy carrot fly cannot reach them. When I grew them in large grow bag type containers, I created a barrier with canes and a bit of polythene sheeting.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 15:57

Have a great weekend and I hope your plans go well for Tuesday.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 09:26

A sunny morning bump to you all

Hedging advice pls

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 09:22

If it does not have to be completely solid, how about some Compassion roses or other climbers. Also Clematis; there is a huge variety, some evergreen.

Tree advice pls

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 09:21

Hi New G, may I suggest that you look at 'pleached trees' on google and see if that is the effect that you need. Then report back here and I'm sure you will get lots of advice on how to do it

Plants for edging a path

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 09:18

Verdun, is it Nepeta Walker's Low that you are thinking of?

Garden design - help, we're stuck!

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 09:03

I'm not really getting a feel for the area from what you have given us. Is there a terrace behind the Barn, which I assume is your house?

Could we see a pic from end of garden looking back at the house? Possibly a pic from a high window?

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 08:54

In my experience, seeds often germinate even though they are passed their use-by date, except, I believe, parsnips.

I am so glad that it is all working so well

Jeannie, don't overdo it will you?

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 18:00

This is really brilliant that plants are now moving in a westerly direction

I have nothing large enough yet to be moved and planted out, but will have soon I hope.

plants and container for small rockery

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 17:57

A lot of people do this kind of thing in an old, shallow ceramic or stone sink/trough. Sedums and alpines I would imagine are the things to plant. The effect can be very attractive.

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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