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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Talkback: Veg seed storage times

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 14:43

Pea and bean seeds keep for several years. Parsnips and carrots don't!

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 14:40

Artjak, what a great idea, what a lovely person you must be.

Wish I could help, but not very practical living where I live, France.

Roses

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 14:36

I haven't started mine yet, usually raining too hard. Ok until well into March to prune.

Greenhouse base

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 14:27

Mine is on an aluminium base that was supplied with the greenhouse. It has fixations like big tent hooks and where each one is I had to dig a hole, fill it with concrete and put the big tent hook thingy into the concrete when it was wet so that it's set in.  The aluminium greenhouse then screwed onto the base.

I have shelves and a potting bench on one side, wooden (treated) pavers up the middle and earth on the other side that I grow things in, tomatoes etc.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 11:18

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Snowdrops are all out and other bulbs starting. Some hellebores too.

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 11:05

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This is a daffodil wood in March which turns into a bluebell wood in April, near where my daughter lives in the North of France.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 10:39

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Good morning all. Lots of things I'd love Dove, Marmite, peanut butter, a good wander around Waitrose, my favourite supermarket, but I'm too far away

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 22:27

Panda and Clari, those things jumped into your baskets because they are very good buys, you are such clever girls. I wonder if Aldis in France have heated propagators at that price. Perhaps I'll have a look tomorrow!

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 18:38

I've sown more since last post, gazanias and 3 sorts of petunias. The Busy-Lizzies and Lobelias have germinated. They are tiny.

Rhododendron

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 18:31

That is exactly what happened to my dwarf rhododendron in a pot. The drainage holes blocked up and the leaves went droopy and then fell off. Wished I hadn't put off dealing with it (it was heavy) because it died. The soil was quite smelly.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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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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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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
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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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