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Latest posts by artjak

Lawnmower grumbles...

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:25

About 35 years ago, I noticed an old chap in Goldhawk Road West London, come out of his front door with a scythe and cut his tiny lawn, I just stood there with my mouth open; I had never seen anyone use a scythe. He gave it a brilliant cut, cleaned the scythe and went back indoors.

This is how the rolling acres of the big estates kept the grasslands cut.

Volunteer Work

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:18

Mikey, what you are doing is wonderful, both for the cemetary and actually for you

 

Newbie!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:11

Welcome Jac, where are you in the UK, so we can give better advice if needed? Just North, South info is all.

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:06

This is starting to work isn't it from the North/Scotland?

Anyone who needs to transport plants from East Anglia, please contact me

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:02

"Forget about the planet, save the garden". A brilliant quote from a novel by Colin Catterill.

In other words, do what you CAN DO; not what we would all WISH to do.

Gardenjeannie and Lizzie 27, you are doing such good work...I don't know what more I can say.

Tomatoes - in or out

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:44

Frank, so lovely to know that you are well and back on the forum

Your advice is always welcome.

Pallets

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:34

That is a very good cold frame

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:32

Mark1963, was 'Carry on bumping' a good film?

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:30

An 8.30 bump.

Spent the day on my own veg garden as it needed it!

big garden

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:28

Oh, and there are some roses which are semi-evergreen; any good rose seller will tell you which, I use rosebuddies.com

Discussions started by artjak

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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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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Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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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 
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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 22:32

Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Last Post: 10/05/2014 at 20:54

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

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

Pruning Hebes

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

Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Last Post: 06/05/2014 at 17:17

Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 14:57

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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