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Latest posts by artjak

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:52


Anyone have a garden blackbird?

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:52

I love the songs 'my' blackbird sings, summer would not be the same without him.

Where have the birds gone!!!

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:48

I'm re-filling the sunflower heart container nearly every day and the niger seed feeder every 2 days. No starlings, so the fat balls aren't being eaten, except a little by a robin.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:46

 A weird and wonderful Amarylis that I was given for Christmas. It produces huge drops of sticky nectar.

Greenhouse Table/Shelving

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:43

I made my own staging using pressure treated timber from Wickes, 2 years ago; it cost me about £43 to make an 8' length with lower shelf also. If you are interested I could post a pic. Took me one afternoon to make.


Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:39

Happy Birthday Mrs. G for the 6th

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 21:33

If May won't work, June will do perhaps. When I started my garden, it was in early July 2001; it still worked for that season

Let's keep planting and taking cuttings.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 19:46

Give my love to the people on the Somerset message board Rosie; the reason I came up with this idea was that I know how utterly desperate I would feel if my garden was destroyed. Please assure them that though our efforts may be clumsy, we will try to provide them with a large selection of plants in the early summer or when their gardens are ready to accept them

Become a Compost Expert

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 19:41

gardenjeannie, pleases get in touch with garden organic the charity that organises all this compost training; they may be able to persuade your local council to help fund the training, especially as you are SAVING THE COUNCIL MONEY, by re-cycling soooo much stuff Go for it girl

Plant ID please

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 19:36

I don't think it's growing habit is quite like a Lychnis Coronaria...I think they are more compact at that height. I would go with stachys of some sort.

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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