Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 21:45

Went to my son No 2 for lunch today. Had a BBQ. Lovely day. Their baby boy was 1 in May and the 2nd is due very soon. When we got home Son No 1 rang. Their house sale is moving along and they hope to move to the new house in August. Then I had to do watering. So not had time to post today, until now.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 21:29

Sorry Wintersong, meant to answer earlier. I would plant them out. Annuals grow quickly. If they were perennials I would be inclined to grow them on a bit. Planted my Cosmos and annual rudbeckias nearly a month ago, but I expect France is warmer at this time of year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 21:26

Your daughter is very pretty, Fritillary. Do you have 4 daughters? I have 4, but 2 of each, all married too. 9th grandchild expected any minute.

Would you pay more for a pint of Milk ?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 20:30

When we moved to this old French farmhouse when my children were young we bought a Jersey cow. I milked her by hand. I was lucky to have some land, which was cheap here. It was almost impossible then to buy milk that wasn't sterilised and tasted boiled.

Would you pay more for a pint of Milk ?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 16:21

It's about 75p a litre. Do GCs sell milk? They don't here.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 16:11

Bound to be some sort of pesky insect or it's babies eating rose leaves. I don't use any chemical sprays on roses. They kill good insects, like ladybirds, as well. You can spray with a soap solution for greenfly, but they aren't the hole makers, they suck sap out of new shoots.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 16:00

That's irritating, they do that in France as well.

Would you pay more for a pint of Milk ?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 12:02

I know some farmers here in France who are not rich, verging on poor.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 11:23

Why ignore that photo, David? It's beautiful.

Lovely, Wendy.

There are pretty wild flowers where you are, Dacha, but I feel sorry for the poor chap whose car is stuck.

An invasion of you forum lot's privacy...

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 08:37

Hello Nanny Beach. Have you seen the chat thread? Hello Forkers. http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/hello-forkers/147687-2176.html  You would be welcome there if you fancy a chat.

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