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Latest posts by artjak

Bonkers weather

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 17:58

The bonkers weather here in the Fens meant I was cutting back the yellow flowered Buddlea outside the fence and nearly got blown down the road.

tools missing in action (MIA)

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 17:44

Scissors! I have 2 pairs of garden scissors with orange handles, some days they both go missing...and then they both turn up, just as I'm considering buying some new ones.

Experienced Help for Career Guidance

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 10:40

...and I believe places like Cambridge Botanic Gardens do degrees, may be worth emailing them for details.

Experienced Help for Career Guidance

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 10:39

I would have thought that to do a degree in Horticulture you would need an A level in Botany or Biology, I don't know how scientific Environmental Studies is.

Help - Sick Privet Hedge?

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 10:35

I believe privet leaves do not turn colour in the Autumn and remain on the plant all year round.

now I have seen everything!

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 10:33

Clarington! You should have posted that on youtube.

Hedge problem

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 20:48

It could be wind burn, conifers can be prone to this. I fear that the brown areas won't recover. It could also be caused by cutting it back too hard.

Someone else may have more positive news for you.

Green tomatoes

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 11:55

Those seeds may not come 'true'. I don't believe the plants would be any trickier than red toms, but I would buy proper seed for them.

Mature Roses

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 11:54

TM, replacing them with other roses could give you Rose Repeat disease. There are ways round that, but it is a bit of a faff. Much easier to renovate.

First Delphinium Jubilee Ever

Posted: 17/10/2014 at 20:12

It must be a whole different ball game there.

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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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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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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