London (change)
Today 22°C / 16°C
Tomorrow 26°C / 16°C


Latest posts by artjak

Follow up fox illumination pink

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 08:08

My foxglove illumination plants are there, but not looking very happy - stunted is the word I think that would best describe them

Hang out the washing

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 08:05

I use those concertina airers (Wilko are doing them for £10 at the moment) then if it rains I can pick up the whole shebang and rush to the conservatory, where the clothes carry on drying.

Should I just re-sow my seeds?

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 08:01

RubyL, where are these pots; it sounds to me like they may not have been warm enough?


Posted: 26/04/2014 at 08:00

I've just sown some straight into the border; never grown them before.

Fishy, love the picture of your dog

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 07:57

Rainy morning bump; and I was hoping to build some plant stands for herb pots, but it is far too wet. Still all the little pots for Somerset are loving it.

Greenhouse Gutters

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:37

I would get in touch with the manufacturers; they should have a system for this


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:34

Well done GFM Peppers straight from the garden are just so delicious.

Removing Horsetail

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:32

I have weed suppressing membrane at the far end of the garden around the raised veg bed. The membrane is now 13 years old and still working; the weeds that self seed into the pea shingle on top are very easy to pull up/hoe.

Belfast Sink Ideas

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:22

OL I planted up an old enamel jam pan rather like star gaze's, but am desperate to get hold of a toy red indian and cowboy about 4 cm high as the finishing touch

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 20:14

Rosie, you are so wonderful to have arranged this

Discussions started by artjak

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
Replies: 2    Views: 55
Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
Replies: 26    Views: 501
Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 19:55

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
Replies: 16    Views: 276
Last Post: 13/07/2014 at 17:26

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
Replies: 12    Views: 207
Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
Replies: 62    Views: 966
Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
Replies: 18    Views: 248
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 
Replies: 87    Views: 1358
Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
Replies: 39    Views: 917
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 22:32


Advice needed on propagation 
Replies: 13    Views: 333
Last Post: 10/05/2014 at 20:54

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
Replies: 13    Views: 358
Last Post: 23/04/2014 at 20:12

Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
Replies: 19    Views: 1148
Last Post: 21/07/2014 at 11:31

Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
Replies: 34    Views: 1163
Last Post: 06/05/2014 at 17:17


Anyone ever grown watercress 
Replies: 5    Views: 295
Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 14:57

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
Replies: 279    Views: 37501
Last Post: 20/06/2014 at 20:42

Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
Replies: 5    Views: 157
Last Post: 27/03/2014 at 20:57
1 to 15 of 48 threads