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Latest posts by artjak

decorative slate chippings

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:03

25 k isn't that heavy. But you could take a couple of buckets with you (and a pair of scissors) when you go to buy and decant some of the slate into those.


Posted: 11/09/2014 at 17:59

...or just wrap the stuff in newspaper and put the whole package on the compost


Posted: 11/09/2014 at 17:58

Here in Norfolk they take away kitchen waste in little bio-degradable bags, which we buy from the council. I saw in a shop today something similar which will rot down in 180 days, could this help?

Phlox mould?

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 17:53

Bob, I never would have thought of that I think you may be right

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 17:51

MrsT, I have several Heucheras on the rock garden where they are in semi-shade, which they seem to love.  When I had one in a sunny flower bed it always looked a bit tired

Phlox mould?

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:38

Fleurisa, it is quite 3 dimensional, not just a discolouration of the leaf and you can pick it off

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:17

 Penstemon Osprey

 Heuchera caramel

Phlox mould?

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:15

 Does anyone know what this brownish fudge like stuff is on both sides of phlox leaves?

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.

Discussions started by artjak

Plant photos from French hols

Various intriguing things 
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What is this please?

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Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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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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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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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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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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