London (change)
Today 18°C / 15°C
Tomorrow 20°C / 15°C


Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie


Posted: 07/11/2013 at 21:11

I hope there are some jeans left in Marks & Spencers when I arrive in England. One of the reasons for going! French jeans are hipsters and fall off when I walk and I hate belts.

Hope you sleep OK Matty, with your poor post dentist head.

Hope Gilly feels better tomorrow. I've just had a cold and now OH has got it.


Posted: 07/11/2013 at 17:00

Yes, it is. Thank you. Going to see King Lear in Chichester. Will be seeing friends and family. If we get to the GC in Newhaven will ring Bev (Potty Gardener). Be nice to see her again. May not have computer access, DIL's wasn't working in September. We only have a small netbook in Eastbourne. Going Ryan Air, can't take laptop.


Posted: 07/11/2013 at 15:33

Chaos this afternoon, 3 plumbers with 2 white vans (trying to mend boiler, should have come on Tuesday), oil delivery man with big lorry (should have come this morning) and hay farmer with tractor and trailor with 20 x 200kg bales of hay. Of course hay farmer had to drive on the lawn around the turning circle at the end of the drive, now a sea of mud.

Vertical Gardening

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 11:46

Look on Google, there are various types of growing bags for that. One problem is watering, keeping it moist and it mustn't cause dampness on house walls.


Posted: 07/11/2013 at 09:43

Morning all. I haven't got Christmas smilies either and I have a laptop.


Posted: 06/11/2013 at 13:38

You sound a nice person Clarington.

Just shifted 4 barrow loads manure into the veg garden and 3 garden trailer loads (each about 4 barrow loads) of mud and manure from the front of the winter horse shelter onto a manure heap. Knackered, shoulders ache. The joys of horse owning in the country! Looking after daughter's 2 horses too as she was sent to the north of France for work.


Posted: 06/11/2013 at 11:03

Gosh, Clarington, I thought you were a young one! (only 37 years to retirement) That sounds as though you are sticking up for retired parents. I love my children dearly and they don't go on about inheritance, but I've read so much recently about parents "spending the children's inheritance".

Camera Corner

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 10:03

There are some fabulous photos on this link that David sent.

David K wrote (see)

Just thought some of you may like to visit the webpage of one of our camera club members.



Posted: 06/11/2013 at 09:59

I sometimes find that when there are a lot of photos the thread blocks, has happened on Marion's photo threads and on Garden Gallery, especially when the photos are big. Don't know whether it's my lap top or the site. Usually find that when others have posted and a new page is started it's OK again.

Clarington wrote (see)

Morning all. Only 37 years til retirement for me so I guess I ought think about getting up! Enjoy retirement Dove, but don't be like my future mother in law who upon retiring has volunteered for so much you wonder whether she ever sits down!

I'm starting to think that's what I've done!

Stacey mentioning ski ing. Spending kid's inheritance. Something I never understand is why is the money the parents have spent their lives working for and saving up (which they often use to help their children anyway) for their retirement, the children's inheritance?

Confession Times!

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 22:41

Never mind, Verdun, perhaps next time.........

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Replies: 15    Views: 410
Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Replies: 67    Views: 2232
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Replies: 223    Views: 6150
Last Post: 27/10/2014 at 15:36

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
Replies: 2291    Views: 94997
Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 19:35

Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

Replies: 3    Views: 562
Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 17:25

Thank you to Tech team

Replies: 8    Views: 484
Last Post: 28/09/2013 at 09:25


Replies: 7    Views: 517
Last Post: 07/08/2013 at 18:22

Changing avator picture

Replies: 5    Views: 474
Last Post: 05/07/2013 at 11:47

Trouble typing on some of the threads

Replies: 4    Views: 489
Last Post: 02/06/2013 at 10:51

Gardens we have visited 2013

Replies: 125    Views: 5296
Last Post: 07/08/2014 at 17:54

no emails as well as small text

Replies: 27    Views: 1243
Last Post: 23/03/2013 at 21:43

Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
Replies: 4    Views: 850
Last Post: 27/02/2013 at 22:30

Rose pruning and frost

Replies: 12    Views: 1779
Last Post: 20/04/2013 at 14:19


why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
Replies: 11    Views: 796
Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 04:35

Why did you all start gardening?

Replies: 41    Views: 2054
Last Post: 01/01/2013 at 23:35
1 to 15 of 16 threads