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Latest posts by artjak

What have you learnt this year in the garden?

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 12:50

Clarington; you can also use plumbers thin plastic pipe as a support for netting - very cheap

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 12:43

Lizzie; all the best for you and your garden

Oh no, lily beetles are back!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 22:10

Zoomer, I don't know about having a year without lilies; I only started to grow them about 4 years ago, and within 1 year the beetles arrived. I guess they are like carrot root fly; they scent their favourite plant from a long way off.

Flax

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 22:02

Verdun and Margaret, I'm with you on that; it is one of my favourite flowers and just keeps going; such a heavenly blue.

Help to tidy up garden borders

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:58

hello Justin; I would start off by weeding. If you don't know which is a weed and which isn't, just post photos on this forum and people advise you. At this time of year some plants will need a bit of a hair cut; again, post pics for advice. Good luck with your garden, which actually looks rather nice

Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' help!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:53

My Key Lime Pie loves being in almost total shade in the summer; it gets more light when the trees have dropped their leaves. It is not very vigorous; I have to protect it from encroaching Corydalis, but if I keep up to scratch on that it does well.

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:47

I have found that even with large pots, sometimes the rain just misses them - depending on which direction the rain is falling. Even after quite heavy rain, some pots are still pretty dry.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:41

How lovely to hear that. But how sad that houses are still empty, I cannot begin to imagine the difficulties some families have been through.

What is this plant?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:55

Ooh yes, let's see a photo; just click on the tree icon above the text

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:53

humid day bump

Discussions started by artjak

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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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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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

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Last Post: 23/04/2014 at 20:12

Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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