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Aberfan

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 15:40

I had just started work as a graphic designer for ITN, I think I started in the September and I was only 18. When the news came in about the Aberfan disaster even the most cynical, hard-bitten journalists were shocked. It was a truly appalling event, and as I understand, preventable.

New Dralek

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 15:35

If you have a load of leaves and lots of grass cuttings, mix them together for high speed leaf mold in a separate container (black bin liners with holes in them), add some water and wait a year or two.

New Dralek

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 15:33

Add a good shovel of horse manure, that'll get it going Hope you are surviving the gales.

Blowing a gale where you are yet?

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 15:29

Just had a spectacular thunder clap; thought the roof was caving in But now it's sunny, blue skies and fluffy bits

Tomatoes - End of season

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 13:03

Either burn the vines or put them in household rubbish if they have had blight.

Have you ever left your poly tunnel up over winter?

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 13:01

My neighbours leave their's up all year round, but it is protected by the house and trees.

Blowing a gale where you are yet?

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 12:57

Nearly all leaves stripped from pear tree, which is good as it needs a good prune and now I'll be able to see what I'm doing.

Pallets

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 10:37

Centre for Alternative Technology are selling a book called; 'Wood Pallet Projects', 15 projects, 128 pages, £12.99

Wow, what a sunset!

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 10:34

Wonderful pics

What's the best book you've EVER read ?

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 10:29

Gardenmaiden, Laurence Durrell went on to write The Alexandria Quartet which is quite brilliant

Discussions started by artjak

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

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 09:23

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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