London (change)
Today 18°C / 15°C
Tomorrow 20°C / 15°C


Latest posts by artjak

Christmas stuff in shop

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:16

I had to google 'backdoor shoes' and discovered I have some; £4.00 from Wilkinsons. Very useful and so comfy I even wear them in the house sometimes. My neighbour got some that are lined with fluffy stuff and I'm a bit jealous

silver birch for front garden

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:05

A lot of front gardens have a Magnolia, which is pretty spectacular.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:01

Lesley, I love the colour of that fuschia (?); what type is it?

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 11:52

This morning took muttette for a walk and my knees got completely soaked (the gap between jacket and wellies) and had to use hair dryer on mutt - she loved it to my surprise

silver birch for front garden

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 11:49

There was a silver birch in my front garden in London and sadly it had to go as it took water from the foundations in very dry weather, so the foundations had to be shored up.

Talkback: Feeding garden birds

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 11:47

FG, could you show us a pic of your ground feeding arrangement?

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 11:42

Topbird, am still a little. But hope to be better soon.

 I loved this Gentian.

 Very majestic trees here.

 Aaah, fluffy

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 11:35

 Splendid Salvias.

 This Hibiscus had an interesting interior with precise 'vents'.

 The approach to the cactus area.

 Am not a big fan of cacti, but I loved the feeling of calm here.

 Weird, a sort of bird's nest effect.


Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 11:30

...and more...

 strange fruit.

 This was like a firework.

 We were all puzzled by this.

 The g/hs have blinds on the outside.

 Between the g/hs are corridors where they grow fairly tender plants.

 We thought these areas may be heated by these vents from the g/hs.

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
Replies: 4    Views: 154
Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
Replies: 36    Views: 708
Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
Replies: 0    Views: 99
Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
Replies: 49    Views: 1308
Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
Replies: 1    Views: 144
Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
Replies: 5    Views: 200
Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
Replies: 52    Views: 1137
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? 
Replies: 27    Views: 455
Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
Replies: 2    Views: 158
Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 20:32

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
Replies: 2    Views: 178
Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
Replies: 26    Views: 748
Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 19:55

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
Replies: 19    Views: 642
Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 09:23

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
Replies: 12    Views: 318
Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
Replies: 62    Views: 1303
Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
Replies: 18    Views: 386
Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 03:25
1 to 15 of 57 threads