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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Winter Bedding

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 22:07

Same here, GWRS.


Posted: 16/05/2015 at 22:03

I sowed the GW offer zinnias like Lin but my tray was in an electric propagator to keep them at 20°.  28 germinated and are about a foot tall. I wonder how many seeds everyone had. I think I had 30.


Posted: 16/05/2015 at 14:17

Daughter, SIL and grandsons arrived before lunch. Since lunch grandsons have been messily washing garden furniture! 

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 14:14


Thank you Obelix.

Veg garden open too, but not the tidiest, especially with all the weed fabric that looks a bit ugly.



Posted: 16/05/2015 at 09:33

Just come back from the doctor as I was coughing a lot in the night. I have bronchitis, 3rd time this year, with a torn muscle from coughing  Doc says all those years of living with 1st OH who was a very heavy smoker (died aged 53) have made my lungs fragile.

Daughter will arrive soon so must get on with lunch, there will be 8 of us and it's 10.30am (French time).

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 09:23

Thank you.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 22:18

Done lots of gardening in last few days, but it's on my Open Garden thread.


Posted: 15/05/2015 at 22:16

So much talk about gardening, a season makes such a difference, everything is growing fast now.

A doctor friend says I have pulled a muscle around the rib cage. Time is the great healer, helped along with painkillers.

I've been busy weeding in the veg garden this afternoon with a friend who came to help. Have made up beds for daughter, SIL and 3 grandsons and hoovered the kitchen and dining room floors. Matty has made an almond tart and dusted the dining room. I've made an apple and dried fruit cake. We went shopping this morning for supplies for the weekend for Sunday salad lunch for Open Garden helpers and lunch for family tomorrow. Son, DIL and baby coming on Sunday too.

So tired I fell asleep in Joe's bit about hanging baskets on GW. nighties all.

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 21:59

Thank you everyone, what a lovely and encouraging bunch you are  I am feeling a bit nervous though.

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 18:15

 Someone is guarding plants for sale in the veggie garden!


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