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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 23:06

Saw a programme last night about meat and ecology, cows eat too much and fart too much, chicken isn't too bad, mussels cost nothing to grow in Scotland except for the ropes and they don't make gas. Insects are very ecological and full of protein - could be the meat of the future!

Onions

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:11

I've searched on Google and can't find anything that eats the leaves like that. Most pests and diseases seem to start at the bottom of the onion and the evidence is quite obvious. I would be interested to know if anyone knows the answer to this one.

Buzzy lizzies

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:02

I think it could still be downey mildew. The leaves go a bit yellow, the flowers drop off, then the leaves, all quite quickly. There is a fine white powdery mould under the leaves, but it's not very noticeable. Busy Lizzies actually like water but so does the disease. If that's it then they need throwing away, in bags, not on the compost.

Plant ID

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 13:55

I think Nut's right.

Clearing a garden

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 13:52

 Calm down, Dove!

I like the bar sprinkler made by Gardena. They will cover a nice square or rectangle. I have found the round ones rather impractical.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 10:30

Morning all.

Cool, but sunny. Another gardening day.

New garden

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 23:11

Well done Hollie. I'm glad it's all turned out so well. Thank you for the photos and update.

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:09

Zoomer, Carcassonne is nearly 4 hours from here.  I am 1h20 north of Bergerac.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 18:25

Spent the afternoon pulling out grass and bindweed and generally weeding and tidying, apart from I hour of ironing. Oh bother that reminds me I must get the washing in.

I'm not keen on yellowy heucheras, I think they look ill and I agree with Fairy about the lettuce like one. But I like ordinary green ones with pink or red flowers and I like dark red ones.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 14:17

Your house looks great, lovely kitchen.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 22:04

Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Last Post: 02/12/2014 at 10:37

Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 17:25

Thank you to Tech team

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Last Post: 28/09/2013 at 09:25

wyre-forest-why

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Changing avator picture

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Last Post: 05/07/2013 at 11:47

Trouble typing on some of the threads

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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
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