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Latest posts by artjak

What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 17:41

Wonderful pics

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 17:36

Compost bins are VERY important

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 16:22

M2, is yours the Argos one currently reduced from £30 to £15? It has pretty mixed reviews regards durability and strength.

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 16:14

M2, it looks very elegant; might look for arches in the autumn when they hopefully will be going cheap

What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 11:13

It's cold and wet herein the Fens, so all the things on my list (mow lawn etc) may have to wait.

This allows me to garden with my bad body!

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 11:06

Alan, brill idea. My hose lies on the ground in a heap all summer then goes on the reel for winter.

Full sun fragrant climbing rose

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 11:03

BB, the good thing about Compassion is that it usually flowers from late May until early December. Will post pics of mine later, it hasn't started flowering yet because of the cold weather.

Photo test thread only...

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 10:58

It's all too grown-up for me

Full sun fragrant climbing rose

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 10:52

Albertine are supposed to be the most fragrant rose! Are you sure it was that?

As to planting a new rose in place of the one you have, you have to be aware of 'rose repeat disease'. One of the ways around it that I saw on a TV prog is to plant new rose in a cardboard box, in compost, then plant the whole of the box in the ground. By the time the rose's roots grow through the box the danger of the disease is past. I don't quite know how this works but apparently it does. Or you have to sterilise about a cubic metre of soil before planting.

A good rose for climbing only as high as the support is Compassion; big pinky/yellow blooms, I think it has a fab scent.

I have a few metal eyelets that I have attached to the wall of the porch using rawlplugs and then wired the rose onto them.

Brill idea for runnerbeans

Posted: 29/05/2013 at 10:43

Matty, would love to see photos

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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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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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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