Busy-Lizzie


Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

What is this weed?

Posted: 13/06/2016 at 20:26

I agree with nutcutlet on both counts.

Plant ID - weed?

Posted: 13/06/2016 at 20:24

It's not a weed in my garden, I like it. It isn't invasive either.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2016 at 18:44

Been a busy day. Housesitters' rooms are ready. The young man can't manage the last two days so a friend is coming.
Picked 2 buckets of broad beans, (and some mangetout peas) now podded and in the freezer. Have tied up the tomatoes and removed side shoots. Done a load of ironing.


Weedkilled the drive this morning as weather seemed OK but 30 mins after I'd finished it poured! 

Have put away tables and chairs, got out for the Strawberry Tea. Also put away the cutlery. Have 40 - 50 each of knives, forks spoons counted into separate bags, the church stuff.

Must cook soon, Lemon sole, broad beans, mangetout peas and rice.
I hope the strike isn't on tomorrow. Really looking forward to going to Norfolk.


I hope all chesty folk feel better soon.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 13/06/2016 at 09:24


Can't remember if I posted any photos of my Open Garden, Wonky. People came in dribbles and drabbles throughout the day. Here is my garden on the day. But I didn't take many photos, no time.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2016 at 09:14

Morning all. I slept well, didn't even hear OH getting up to let Tigger out.


Must freeze the broad beans today, make up housesitter's bed and pack. Hope we fly tomorrow, despite the French strike.

Nothing to do with gardening

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 22:06

Oh crikey, we are flying to the UK this week, I don't want to be an impacted passenger. I may be a left behind one as the French are on strike.

Last edited: 12 June 2016 22:07:04

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 22:04

Your garden is looking great Wonky.


Hosta leaves burn in the sun in Dordogne, but they probably won't this year if it carries on like this, cooler and wetter than many parts of the UK.

Forum changes now live

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 21:54

I've been a regular for about 4 years and I've always been able to look through pages of my old posts but not past the first page of started threads.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 16:06

Visited a garden after church, lots of roses but in a charming unkempt sort of way. Then went to DD's garden. Arrived a bit before 2pm. They were just sitting down for lunch so invited us. An hour later quite a few people arrived to look at her garden. It isn't a very nice day 13° and drizzly. Her garden is looking pretty though and her rockery and white bed have really developed and grown.

Home now then soon going to see another garden and stay for birthday party. He's our area organiser.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 11/06/2016 at 21:53

We are eating lettuces and broad beans from the garden.


Had lots of strawberries today, but not home grown, Strawberry Tea ones.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
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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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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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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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