Latest posts by artjak


Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:33

Runner Beans

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:32

I think it was a cheap G/H from Wilkinsons and they don't do that model anymore. But I will tell my friend to try Halls


Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:29

Fairygirl; these big corporations need us ALL to be on their case; they appear to have no morality as normal people know it and need to be constantly reminded to behave. A letter to the CEO usually makes them respond.

I love the idea of a veg CD. Perhaps called 'Lettuce sing'...I'll get my coat.

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:23

Nut, am so glad you've been there, my favourite plant; a tree peony with massive white flowers came from there.

Brown patches on my conifer

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:20

It could also be 'wind burn', does the damaged side face the prevailing winds?

Make do and mend

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:18

Verdun, since the wind blows from the S/W a lot up here that explains the old socks in my garden

Square foot gardening

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:17

I sort of use a 'close bed' system, the theory is you plant closer than normal with the veg; you get less yield than usual per plant, but more yield per sq. m. It works ok for me as I only have about 23 sq. m. for veg.

Bay tree - 20foot high looks poorly

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:14

My neighbours, the pig farmers who are fairly besotted with gardening, bless 'em, thought they had lost a large bay last year and then quite late in the season it started to recover, so don't give up yet. Keep an eye open for signs of new growth.

Hiding unsightly decking edge

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:12

Horizontal Juniper? Though it is rather dense, but maybe that is what you want, photos would be useful.

Make do and mend

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 08:10

I have an old aluminium tomato house that lost it's fron panels/doors and could not get replacements, it is now

a shelving unit in the greenhouse for trays

a climbing frame in the summer for cucumber.

I took the thin polycarbonate back and top off, cut them and use them as end pieces for cloches mentioned above.

Discussions started by artjak

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Weed Killer and compost bins

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Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Any wine makers out there?

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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

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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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bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Advice needed on propagation 
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