Busy-Lizzie


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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:09

Zoomer, Carcassonne is nearly 4 hours from here.  I am 1h20 north of Bergerac.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 18:25

Spent the afternoon pulling out grass and bindweed and generally weeding and tidying, apart from I hour of ironing. Oh bother that reminds me I must get the washing in.

I'm not keen on yellowy heucheras, I think they look ill and I agree with Fairy about the lettuce like one. But I like ordinary green ones with pink or red flowers and I like dark red ones.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 14:17

Your house looks great, lovely kitchen.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 12:22

That brings back memories.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 12:20

Lovely, Ighten. How is your house coming on?

Is it ok to plant climbing roses in a trough shaped planter

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:44

Thank you for the photos. I agree with Lyn, but I would use liquid soap. I don't use any pesticides know and the natural balance is restored. Some years, of course, there are more aphids than one would like but others years there are none. I leave it to the natural predators like ladybirds.

I think the rose, lovely flower, will need a new pot next year, some of the leaves look a bit pale. In pots they need more feeding and watering than usual.

Gardening Buddy.

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:36

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57149.jpg?width=277&height=350&mode=max

 But she knows that flower tubs are forbidden!

If cats are allowed then here is Alexa who also follows me about. Was a stray, semi wild, in the woods near my daughter. Daughter managed to catch her when she was a child and has been with me ever since. Now rather sweet, but was full of hiss, spit and scratch when young.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:28

Morning all.

Have a lovely day Panda, card on birthday thread. Want to stay in Verdun's good books, like OL!

Not babysitting for son after all, they all have tummy bugs. Will go on Saturday.

It's my birthday

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:25

http://s.quickmeme.com/img/2e/2eb2b60b02cfeca7427d0c8b83043c6dee2c177100dca6c96efe65460b2ef416.jpg

 

Gardening Buddy.

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 22:44

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57138.jpg?width=267&height=350&mode=max

 

Here is my gardening buddy. He's always snoozing somewhere in the shade nearby when I'm weeding. He's 11, but was 9 in the photo. I took a photo recently, but I can't find it. Usually looks scruffier, just been bathed.

 

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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wyre-forest-why

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Changing avator picture

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

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Rose pruning and frost

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reviews

why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

Can't upload photos anymore 
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