artjak


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Rude but funny.

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 14:24

Is the French for 'small man' 'omelette'?

Small front bit taking up grass, planting conifers

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 14:22

For small formal shapes, you could consider Hebes as well. Whatever you get check on final height/spread; you don't want to be spending a fortune a few years down the line with a tree surgeon

Doesn't it get dark early?!

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 14:15

Oh Nut Perhaps Mr. Nut could make you a miner's lamp that you wear on your forehead...and small lights on your gardening gloves

Composting

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 10:01

Bumping this as Garden Organic have emailed me to say they will answer query asap

Growing vegetables in the driveway with cars

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 09:45

My lovely neighbour in London was worried about this as we were only a mile or two from Hogarth Roundabout, which is supposed to be one of the busiest in Europe. He was a member of the RHS and had a soil test done, presumably testing for levels of lead etc., and found that the soil was safe.

I suggest a barrier between cars and veg; a 1.5 metre trellis with something dense like winter flowering jasmine growing up it.

Doesn't it get dark early?!

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 09:41

2 jumpers and a raincoat for dog walking this morning. I find it very weird that the light in the evenings says 'August' and the temperature says 'October'

lillies cultivars

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 19:17

holmes, are you sure it was slugs and not the lily beetle? Today I have composted some spectacular (and rather too flashy for my garden) lily bulbs as am so fed up with the depredations of the lily beetle. I could combat it with Provado, but have been told that since Provado is systemic, the bees that go for the pollen and nectar will be poisoned by the pesticide.

Rude but funny.

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 19:11

phlox paniculata

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 19:08

Well, there are phlox and phlox... I grew the annual (I presume) called phlox of sheep, from seed with the most stunning colours. Will def grow this again

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 19:06

Chicky, I swear I can smell those flowers

Discussions started by artjak

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: 27/09/2014 at 16:47

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: Yesterday at 22:52

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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Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 03:25

bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 22:32

Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Last Post: 10/05/2014 at 20:54
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