London (change)
Today 20°C / 11°C
Tomorrow 18°C / 10°C

Busy-Lizzie


Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:03

Think I've done nearly everything mentioned on this thread, including leaving baby son in pram outside the butchers,  I was young then. Often go to the fridge and forget what I was going for. But lost my secateurs the other day, then, the next day OH found them in his shed. He'd borrowed them and forgotten!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 18:42

Hurray for Lily! Enjoy your new life.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 14:57

Love the agastache, saw lots of them at the Breezy Knees garden near York. I'd never seen Black Adder in real life before as they don't seem to sell them here. I bought some Heather Queen plug plants a couple of years ago but they didn't survive the winter, and the seeds I'd sown didn't germinate;

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 10:45

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/55315.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/55314.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Trailing petunias that I grew from seed - cheaper than surfinias, and rudbeckias.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 10:34

Morning all.
Dordogne Damsel, this is a bad summer by Dordogne standards, but I prefer it. I hate the hot dry summers, uncomfortable and expensive on water. 2003 was awful. Lovely gladioli.

HW and ironing  this afternoon.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 21:53

I'm providing the picnic, he's providing lunch on Sunday, but I think he's having caterers, there will be a load of children as well as the 40 adults.

snapdragons

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 21:51

Hello hollie hock, how is the new garden coming along? Haven't heard from you recently.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 21:47

Dordogne Damsel, where is your gardening club? I know of one in Dordogne but it's over an hour away opposite direction from you, so it can't be that.

Son No 2 rang wants me and Oh to go and help blitz his garden on Thurs morning, taking picnic lunch. He has about 40 coming for baby's christening on Sunday. Son No 1 is coming here on Thurs afternoon, 2 daughters on Friday.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 17:40

Oh dear Gardengirl, it's only Tuesday, will you be ill that long? I hope not. Hugs.

Been to supermarket to prepare for the arrival of the hoards. Now off to water the pots.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 12:36

Been looking up grasses because I'm sure that 2 rapidly growing grasses in the veggie garden are grown here for dairy cattle, probably in my horses' hay. Got out another barrow load this morning.

This is what I found about the one I identified, scary,  "Ability to spread: C. dactylon spreads rapidly by rhizomes and stolons, and also by seed. It can spread over 2 m/month during the growing season, a single plant forming a dense sward up to 25 m across in 2.5 years.

Weed potential: It is difficult to eradicate with chemicals or cultivation, and can become a serious weed in cultivated land. Declared weed in over 80 countries"

The other grass I have is bigger and worse, may be a type of sorghum;

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Replies: 67    Views: 2037
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Replies: 125    Views: 2677
Last Post: Today at 14:25

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
Replies: 2114    Views: 80061
Last Post: Yesterday at 18:23

Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

Replies: 3    Views: 462
Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 17:25

Thank you to Tech team

Replies: 8    Views: 413
Last Post: 28/09/2013 at 09:25

wyre-forest-why

Replies: 7    Views: 448
Last Post: 07/08/2013 at 18:22

Changing avator picture

Replies: 5    Views: 403
Last Post: 05/07/2013 at 11:47

Trouble typing on some of the threads

Replies: 4    Views: 416
Last Post: 02/06/2013 at 10:51

Gardens we have visited 2013

Replies: 125    Views: 4926
Last Post: 07/08/2014 at 17:54

no emails as well as small text

Replies: 27    Views: 1116
Last Post: 23/03/2013 at 21:43

Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
Replies: 4    Views: 733
Last Post: 27/02/2013 at 22:30

Rose pruning and frost

Replies: 12    Views: 1617
Last Post: 20/04/2013 at 14:19

reviews

why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
Replies: 11    Views: 717
Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 04:35

Why did you all start gardening?

Replies: 41    Views: 1898
Last Post: 01/01/2013 at 23:35

uploading photos

Can't upload photos anymore 
Replies: 6    Views: 610
Last Post: 11/12/2012 at 13:06
15 threads returned