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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 19:13

Yviestevie said "Not important as far as the forum is concerned, I tend to hang around and pick up crumbs of information from the great and the good."

Yes you are important to the forum, you are a valuable member.

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 16:44

Verdun, did you have a few drinks at that nightclub when you picked up your niece? Or did the early morning bedtime turn your head???  But you are funny

I'm important to my OH, my children, my pets and my garden. Does that make me as important as you?

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 08:27

Rock garden and exotic flowers look amazing. Thank you, Dove lovely photos.


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 08:26

Morning all. Glad the TWIGS had a good day. I looked up TWIGS on the Search facility, it only mentioned them once and that wasn't the time when it was explained. All the twigs it came up with were in little letters and belonged to trees and shrubs. I hope I can become a temporary member next year, mother's family are from East Anglia.

Lunching out today.

Ideas Please

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 22:59

What a pretty garden you have Yviestevie.

Monty Don

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 22:54

I think nutcutlet is right. Monty just used the tool but he didn't say what make it was, or show a label. I don't think he would have been paid extra for that. Hard to make a gardening programme without showing any garden tools.


Posted: 11/10/2014 at 21:44

Glad it was a successful day Chicky.

Finished putting gravel around the shed, looks a lot neater. Emptied 4 troughs and 3 pots of summer bedding and added some new compost, ready for pansies, violas and wallflowers. Lots more to do though. Sowed sweet peas.

Going to new restaurant after church tomorrow in the village where church is. Run by a young couple. Quite a few of us are going.

Monty Don

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 21:38

I think there was a thread about bulb planters before. My OH bought me one last year and it was a great help planting daffodils. He found it on the internet. But the earth (clay) was hard to get out. OH found a metal parasol stand and I pushed the earth out with that. Worked a treat.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 21:32

I agree with everything you just said, David. But I'm afraid I could have done without Donny Osmond.


Posted: 11/10/2014 at 21:30

Sometimes it's because of the weather, but apart from that, sorry, I don't know.

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