Busy-Lizzie


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Horse chestnut trees

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 12:39

Thank you Tetley, but I realise what you mean. It's such a shame, such beautiful trees and the leaf miner really spoils the look of them. There is a lot of it here.

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 12:34

That's a gorgeous photo, Joyce.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 11:08

For Obelixx  https://www.jardinexpress.fr/  I've been pleased with them, plants are well packed. I usually get the smallest plugs in trays of about 35. Often 2 little plants in each plug so if you are careful you can get about 60 from a tray.

ideas for storing seeds

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 10:59

I store mine in a drawer in the utility room. But I've just seen an idea on the French Internet, someone stored them in a photo album that has clear pockets in it so you can see all the packets when you turn the pages.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 10:54

Good luck, Dove.


I haven't had any see catalogues yet, the French send them later than the English, but I've had an email from the plug plant people to tell me their catalogue is in hand.


You are a brave woman Hazel! You haven't been moaning about your cold, unlike me!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 09:44

Oh dear, spelt hear wrongly and OH's iPad won't let me edit it!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 09:42

Oh dear Dove, sorry to here you've got the lurgy. I thought you'd escaped as your OH has had it for a bit. I'm still bunged up, it's a hard one to shake off. Keep warm, rest and drink enough, that' what everyone said to me! My OH still hasn't caught it.


I seem to have lost 3 pounds since Christmas, must be my cold.


Not quite so cold this morning -2, no frost.


Glad Joyce managed to get her OH to his fasting blood test successfully. Must be hard.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 22:10

I wish they sold Isotoma here. I love them. We had a chat about them before. Lovely photo, Chicky.

Horse chestnut trees

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 22:03

My horse chestnuts have leaf miners but haven't really suffered, it affects their leaves in late summer. Weeping from the trunk or branches is more serious. This is bleeding canker caused by bacteria, not the moth.


http://www.forestry.gov.uk/horsechestnutleafminer 


http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/bleedingcanker 

wisteria in a container

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 17:59

My daughter has one that I grew from seed years ago. It has always lived in a large pot as she has the same no border problem. Need a friend to water it if you go away though.

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

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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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