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Latest posts by artjak

A garden is the best medicine

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:07

Welcome back Frank Hope you and Allan have a speedy recovery.

Broken rose

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:01

There may be a way to bandage the break, I'm afraid I don't know about that, but I would simply make sure it is a neat cut and let the rose carry on. In the Autumn you may need to prune the whole plant slightly to protect against winter winds and again in the spring.

Composting

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 14:58

Medavidcook, I use a one litre enamel pot with lid as a compost caddy in the kitchen; it gets emptied at least once a day into the compost bin. Had you considered having a compost bin at home, if that is possible for you? When the compost has been made you could empty it into sacks/buckets and take it to your allotment.

Gardening Books

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 14:51

...and eating the results

New pond

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 14:44

That lake is really lovely

Hedge ideas

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 14:39

Crab apple jelly

Even a micro pond helps!

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 14:36

philippa

Even a micro pond helps!

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 17:45

Saw a friend of mine last night who deals in 2nd hand furniture and Bric-a-brac and asked her to pick me up a baby's bath when she is next at the little local auction, to make a small pond. She said she hadn't seen one for 10 or 12 years! So what do people bathe their babies in nowadays?

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 17:31

Nut, have just pm'd you

Pallets

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 09:35

Lovely

Discussions started by artjak

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

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
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