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Latest posts by artjak

No excuse

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 20:36

I've made wine from the pears; so am going to start a wine making thread

No excuse

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 18:28

With a very dry pot, put it in the sink/large bucket and submerge it for 1/2 an hour or so, then take it out and let it drain. You have nothing to lose and it works for me.

Ugly structure in garden

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:55

Nut

Ugly structure in garden

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:50

Have you asked the vendors what is underneath; if there is a major gas or electricity subs station hiding there, I think you ought to be told. Then if it is just earth there, I would put the whole lot on freecycle.

Have I overdone it?

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:43

Good grief!

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:21

Eleanor, try to show us pics of the leaves close up as well as the overall shape of the plant.

**PEPPER PROBLEM?**

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:18

I find it is best to start bell peppers in February in a heated propagator on the South facing kitchen windowsill in good sowing quality compost. When they are 5 or 6 cm tall (and have a couple of true leaves) I pot them up into 10cm pots and put them in my greenhouse that has a frost buster, though you could just keep them in the house on a sunny windowsill.

Then they need potting up into big pots when they have grown a bit more and at that stage, possibly April they will need a greenhouse, (you could use a cheap plastic one) for the light, and if there is still frost at night they will need either a heater or to be brought indoors overnight and then out in the greenhouse again the next morning. I know it sounds a bit of a faff, but it is worth it. At the moment I am waiting for the peppers to turn red, some of them have and then I know that it is worth it

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:06

Snap Nut

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:05

click on the tree icon above where you type your text and follow the instructions to upload pics

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:00

....and now for the important bit...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58317.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 gluten free cake...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58318.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 ...and the gang, Art, Dove and Nut

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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