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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Autumn colour

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 22:29

Can't grow acers here either, hot summers, windy, cold winters and limestone.

Camera Corner

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 19:26

Lovely, lovely photos, Fidgetbones.

A few pages ago Sarah asked about a yellow and orange flower. I think it was a Lantana.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 19:09

Very weird, Stacey, could anyone have nicked it?

Please, not snow in November. I live down a farm track 1km long. Stuck when it snows. Going to England in Nov. Don't want to have snow when travelling.

I like Verdun's jokes too.

Autum /winter weeds

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 22:46

I use a hoe with a short handle and a head like in this photo. I kneel on a pad and hoe them and scoop them into my plastic trug. It's always risky leaving weeds. They may be established by spring. I hoe on my knees because I'm so cack handed and clumsy doing it standing up!

http://3.imimg.com/data3/FX/AV/MY-616829/french-hoe-500x500.jpg

 

 

Mushroom identification

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 22:37

The ones with white gills are usually poisonous, I wouldn't take any risks with them.

Leaving my garden

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 22:34

Good luck Hollie, hope it all goes well for you. When is the big day? Is it nearby or some way away?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 17:59

First frost today. -2°

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 17:51

We had a frost this morning -2°, but dahlia "Pooh" is still in full flower!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 17:49

Plumber unblocked the woodburner chimney, so that's burning merrily now, but the boiler needs a spare part. Coming back next week.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 15:24

Hello all. Haven't been very well, throat, nose, cough. Feel a lot better now but still coughing.

Was -2° this morning. First frost. Then sunny. Put washing in machine then forgot to put it on line. Bother. Tried to put central heating on, didn't work. Bother again, especially as the woodburner in the middle of the house has a blocked chimney as well. It worked a month ago, but it's been so mild recently we didn't need it. Plumber here now.

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