Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 04/08/2017 at 09:49

Morning all. Just spent ages reading back.

I love runner beans. I blanche them, if you don't then they don't taste nice later, dry them, cool them, then put them on trays to freeze before bagging them up. Then they don't stick together.

Loved Robert Hardy, at least he reached a good age.

Busy day today. Latest grandson (son 2) is being christened tomorrow. Daughters x 2 and Son 1 and families arriving here tonight. Need to go to supermarket and prepare some food and make a bed. Did most of the others before going on hols. 8 grandchildren will be staying, some on mattresses on the floor, includes a baby granddaughter but she'll be in a cot possibly in a bathroom, but no - son 2 isn't staying so someone can have his room.

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 03/08/2017 at 22:55

Evening all. We are back home in France. Went to Giverny yesterday, beautiful. Haven't read back. Bedtime. Nighties all.

Garden Visits 2017

Posted: 03/08/2017 at 22:51

Joyce, we did meet the owner, not that old, on our last visit, but not this time.

Went to Giverny, Monet's garden yesterday, beautiful, will have lots of photos when I've sorted them.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2017 at 09:32

Meant pack not back!

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2017 at 09:25

Morning all.

Sad day, we are going to OH's BIL's funeral in Buckinghamshire, bit of a drive. Must be back in Norfolk tonight as we have to back to get the ferry back to France tomorrow.

We didn't have chicken last night. We went to the pub and I had steak (haven't had one for ages) and OH had prawn curry.

I think that was brave, Chicky, an 18 mile walk. When we had the flat in Eastbourne we used to take the bus to Brighton!

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 22:32

Oh, OK, we were out at the local pub having dinner.

Garden Visits 2017

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 22:30

Haven't had time for Hindringham this time, but thank you for telling us about it.

We went to The Old Vicarage at East Ruston on Friday. Have been before, last year in June, different flowers out now.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 22:21

Is everyone having a very early night?

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 16:43

We visited an NGS garden in Dereham this morning, really beautiful, the we went to an antiques fair in Hingham, then visited another local garden in the open gardens weekend. Met some local friends there and had tea and cake. Didn't rain.

Jam jar flowers

Posted: 29/07/2017 at 17:42

Lovely, Aunty Rach, the blue looks beautiful with the pink.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Problems using the website

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Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
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Shelf life of grease balls for birds

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Moss in Flower bed

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What is your weather like? (2)

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The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
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When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
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What is your weather like?

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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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