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Latest posts by artjak

The mystery of my Verbena Bonariensis

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:54

Tomato seeds will survive a sewerage plant process!

Verbena Bonariensis in my garden, does not get re-cycled through compost, but simply self seeds with or without help from birds and insects. It means that come September I will dig out all this year's little seedlings and overwinter them in the g/h.

If it is a warmish winter, like last year, then this year's plants will keep going, but normally I lose them in a cold winter. So next spring the over-wintered seedlings will get planted out.

Bag the weeds!

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:47

Good idea LP

Which fruit for shade?

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:45

For some years I tried to grow rhubarb; only had success when I put it in dappled shade

OK, who's got it?

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:44

The problem with a lot of sheds is that from the outside, you can unscrew the hinges

I'm not a normally suspicious person, but neighbours warned me that garden furniture can be 'nicked' around here. So both of the benches are discreetly chained and padlocked to concrete fence posts

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:34

Wendy, such lovely photos of a wonderful garden

After a good day in the garden

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 22:33

Barbara, thank you

How to disguise compost bins

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 18:55

Winter flowering Jasmine is what I use

OK, who's got it?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 11:26

Those thieves definitely need cutting down to size. The owner should get a large dog to scarify potential thieves.

Does your Shed have a Name ??

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 11:21

Early riser, I think that is very funny

After a good day in the garden

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 20:26

Barbara, would you care to give us the recipe?

Discussions started by artjak

What is this please?

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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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