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Latest posts by artjak

Blowing a gale where you are yet?

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 10:25

Frank, those toms sound delicious.

Pretty squally here, the Jack Russell loved her morning walk with her raincoat on (her fur takes so long to dry that a raincoat is the answer).

It's my birthday

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 10:22

Happy birthday and have a great year

Overgrown Garden

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 19:59

daryl2 can we see pics of what you have done?

tools missing in action (MIA)

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 19:56

archiepam, do they also borrow your clothes?

compost

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 19:55

philippa, I so agree that a compost bin is more interesting than TV! Especially soap operas In a compost bin, you have LIFE, DEATH, DECOMPOSITION; ok you may have that stuff on East Enders, but East Enders does not produce Black Gold - wonderful growing medium for your plants

tools missing in action (MIA)

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 19:47

My drill (bought as a Christmas present by my rather DIY innocent brother 42 years ago who said to the sales assistant in Selfridges 'My sister wants a drill with a vibrator' - I had asked for a drill with a hammer action) still has it's original chuck key because I keep it attached to the lead with a piece of string which has only had to be replaced once in 42 years. I have bought other drills to put my old one out to grass, the first one the chuck flew off so I returned it to the shop, the second one is so low powered I just use it permanently for countersinking. It is not allowed to do anything else until it grows up!

A little treat.

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 16:46

Love the pics

How Would You Over-Winter These?

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 16:44

One of my neighbours has a gardener who digs them up before the frosts (they are in a large trough outside ) and stores the roots in an outhouse, wrapped in straw or similar.

Overgrown Garden

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 16:41

Can you do a photo from an upstairs window, so we get the whole thing?

It is going to be a very interesting and ultimately rewarding project and this really is a good time of year to make a start. You won't be stuck indoors at the weekends this winter!

Well, I never knew that!

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

I suppose if your job is to peer through microscopes at 'things' you start to realise that there are applications in the wider world for the processes you have seen.

Discussions started by artjak

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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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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