Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 22:55

Sorry Obelixx, I should have told you to look at the site with your eyes shut! I've had perennials from them, which arrived in good condition. Only the Anemone Wild Swan died, but I've had that from other sources and they all died. Never had roses from them.

Plant orders for 2017

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 19:15

I have just ordered my first plug plants, annuals, but they won't be coming until 30th March.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 19:06

-8° this morning and -4° this afternoon.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 17:06

It's looking very good for a garden in winter. aym I'm pretty sure it already has acers and bamboo, I saw them on the programme and I know the tree in the patch of earth is an acer, wearing it's naked winter coat! And there is a bamboo behind the red bench. The red looks great.

Last edited: 18 January 2017 17:07:31

So...Resurrected Five

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 13:43

Thanks for reminding me. I thought I'd transferred all the birthdays onto the 2017 calendar, now I see I've only done January.


I had an eye test in June, no hunky men


It's only -4° outside at the moment.

On TV

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 13:35

Where will you keep your bike? Could there be some overhanging roof at the back to put it under?


Maybe you have to be logged in to Twitter to get it. I don't want to do Twitter. Photos here would be great.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 13:08

I've now had 3 catalogues  and have ordered some plug plants, annuals.


https://www.promessedefleurs.com/vivaces.html  Haven't had annuals from them before, but they do Isotoma, Ammi Visnaga, Osteospermum Terracotta that I couldn't find anywhere else. Coming end of March. Hope they are OK.


2pm here and still only -4°. The dining room is only +4°, heating is only on for dinner parties, few and far between in winter, last used for Christmas with the fire lit too.


Off to look at next catalogue.

Plant orders for 2017

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 08:32

I think you can order them but they aren't sent until spring. At least that's what happens here in France. We are back from Norfolk and there was a seed catalogue and a plug plant catalogue waiting.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 08:28

Morning all. -8 here.


How much holiday will Hosta lose if he gets sent home? 

So...Resurrected Five

Posted: 17/01/2017 at 18:36

Hazel I got your PM, replied. Couldn't earlier as our flight was called and the train at Stansted had broken down so we had to walk miles to our gate. Laptop has been on a go slow since we got home, probably updating lots of stuff as it hasn't been used for 12 days.


Housesitter said everything was fine, but there were feathers on the door mat, which means naughty Alexa cat has been up to no good.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
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Shelf life of grease balls for birds

 
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Moss in Flower bed

 
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What is your weather like? (2)

 
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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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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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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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