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Composting shredded stuff

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 19:25

Hopeless G; would we shout at you? Never! With Buddleia, they are so full of life that you can do what you want with them. I'm going to cut mine back the moment it has finished flowering to about 15 cm high. At the moment it is 2.5 metres high...and I know it will be back next spring

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 12:13

Thanks Dove

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 12:08

FG, I agree about the chard; if I had more flower bed space I would def grow chard there

Has any one made a gardening cake before

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 11:30

pennypat, I'm completely addicted to Great British Bake off, but I don't have much of a sweet tooth (excluding marzipan) So I don't think I'll be making decorated cakes, but I find the techniques fascinating

Has any one made a gardening cake before

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 11:04

There's a whole world of artistry that I knew nothing about

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 10:56

I will do the pectin haze test with meths later on and report back

Dove, it tastes v. good; not vinegary. Is a vinegar mother thick? (Oh dear, sounds a bit insulting)

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 10:51

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61222.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 Clematis Orange Peel flowering again.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61223.jpg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 This pot had all the nasturtiums destroyed by Cabbage Whites, now rejuvenated by the good weather

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61224.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 First attempt to grow celeriac.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61225.jpg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 I love the colours of this chard

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61226.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 The hay field behind the house seems to be growing giant pumpkins

Has any one made a gardening cake before

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 20:29

Are all those veg and flowers made from icing? I thought it was marzipan

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 20:28

Steephill, thank you for that link. I think the wine may have a pectin haze. I will be doing the test tomorrow

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Herniaria Glabra

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ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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