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Latest posts by artjak

Gooseberry crop

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 11:55

Nut, do you have a good recipe for this? I have looked at loads on line and they seem to vary terrifically which is a bit worrying.

Gooseberry crop

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 10:02

Nut, hi; have not made goosegog wine before, am now going to look up a recipe

Gooseberry crop

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 09:55

 I have never seen a crop like it' 3.5 seed trays from one bush; combined weight 11.5 kilos. Sadly this bush has to go to make way for globe artichokes, (there is a limit to how much gooseberry fool you can eat!) I am going to be making wine with this lot

Hungry beaks?

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 09:46

The finches here all love the sunflower hearts and the nyger seed. I feed birds throughout the year as around here the big farms don't go for much bio-diversity.

I'm on the second 20k sack of sunflower seeds this year! Luckily I get it for around £21 locally.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:55

Have been harvesting fruit and veg all day; may have to make gooseberry wine (there is only so much gooseberry fool that one can eat)

Little bump

Dream of your wish list

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:21

Nut, I bet 10p that Dove comes back from Wootons with a truck load of plants.

Monkey puzzle trees My otherwise lovely landlord in London planted one in the front garden, which meant that if I tried to do any weeding near it I was in danger of losing an eye; they are truly vicious.

I have loads of dream plants, sadly not enough space; I need a 'dream' 1/4 of an acre extra.


Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:09

Ah, it's back again


Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:08

Definitely no plastic Gosh, I seem to have suddenly lost most of the icons above where I am typing! I can only do a polite smile, not my usual hysterical grin

Can i squeeze in some salad ?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:01

It is called I think a catch crop when you grow something fast growing around something slow growing; it is normal veg gardening practice.

Broccoli flowering?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:57

Eat as much as you can, leave the plant in situ and it will carry on producing. Try to harvest the heads before they flower. Enjoy

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

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What is this stuff? 
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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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ngs garden in Peterborough

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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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