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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 20:09

Wow, David, amazing scenery. How long did it take you to walk 36 miles?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 17:22

Beaus Mum, have you waited long enough? Sometimes it takes some time.

Forgot onions to right of sweet corn.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 17:21

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Update on veggie garden. Looks like a jungle, no time to weed, house full of children and friends. Runner beans have been weeded in front so beans can be picked! Sweet corn, spinach, carrots, fennel. In weeds to right are potatoes, enormous this year, in front of fennel, don't think in picture are beetroot.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 17:09

Love blackberry jam, sieve them to get rid of the pips. Don't like them in my teeth!

Have daughter no 2 here and  2 of her friends. That makes (with my OH) 7 adults, 5 small children and 2 babies. Daughter No 1 and OH and 3 small sons coming tomorrow. Have I said all that already? Starting to feel confused, meal times are pretty noisy! We are escaping to Yorkshire on Saturday. Said that before!

No time for gardening, but must freeze some runner beans, they've gone mad.

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:39

Bump again, must see Beth Chatto's if poss. Has anyone read the book where she and Christopher Lloyd (Great Dixter) write to each other?

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:32

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I've had loads, they are taller than me, getting to the top of the trellis, need picking again, but - can't succeed all the time - the outdoor tomatoes were rubbish, got blight and the yellow courgettes taste horrid.

 

They're bossing it now........

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 22:37

I've lost all my echinaceas - again. Had several tries they just don't like this garden, nor do montbretias, nor lupins. Lysimachia punctata adores it, blast it! Dahlias are quite happy. Heleniums, after a couple of false starts, have settled in. Weeds think my garden is great!

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 22:24

Hurray! Thank you Mrs. G - a super set of photos! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 21:55

So sorry Mrs. G, I can understand you wanting to cry. You have the memories though.

Daughter's front door was totally smashed up, the door firm are fitting a stronger one. Luckily the neighbour called the police quickly. Thank you for your sympathy.

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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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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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

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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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uploading photos

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