Busy-Lizzie


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Gardens/palaces in Vienna

Posted: 20/12/2016 at 14:49

We watched that doc on Vienna. Really makes you feel like going there.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 20/12/2016 at 14:46

Lovely photo, is that a watermill?


Has anyone tried gift wrapping a dung fork, a hay fork, a garden hoe and a leaf rake? The secateurs were easy enough, the shears slightly more complicated, the book on vegetable gardening was a doddle. Easy to guess that daughter and SIL have moved to the country after 8 years of living in town.

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 20/12/2016 at 10:24

I wonder if you ever meet a bearded chap in a kilt with 2 Border Collies on your walks? My brother, from Crieff, goes hill walking. Must be a vast area though and yours looks more like mountains.

pet companions

Posted: 20/12/2016 at 10:16

I hope Bracken is on the mend.


Buttercupdays, they are so cute, especially the black one, such appealing eyes.

Bulb questions

Posted: 20/12/2016 at 10:12

Oh, what a shame. I hope you find the bulbs to replant. What did you decide to do with the Nectaroscordums?

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 20/12/2016 at 10:09

Mine is OK too.


Morning all. Misty and grey here.


More present wrapping then I'll start on the bedrooms. They are freezing at the moment, heating off - except in ours, but that's on low. Will have to put the rads on and bleed the air out.


I saw the heartbreaking news from Berlin just before I went to bed. Sad news all over the place. Another 2 families from Iraaq will be arriving in a local village soon. Just had news of the family who arrived last December, 4 children, baby due in Feb (safely born in local hospital), they didn't speak French. They've been found housing and have been learning French and now the father has just found work. One poor young woman refugee, who has been helped by local Christians, was raped several times on her nightmare journey from Iraaq.

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 19/12/2016 at 20:59

Weeded and tidied the greengage tree bed yesterday, and planted tulips and anemones in it. A mole had run riot, had to fill in the burrows. Didn't seem a fresh run though. Hope it's gone.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 19/12/2016 at 20:56

So you went to Cromer , glad you had a lovely day.


Lesley, you weren't alone wondering about a Bengal hedgehog!


Take care of yourself, Wonky.


Those lights in Regent Street are quite something, must look very impressive in real life.


I've been wrapping Christmas presents for the family this afternoon, not finished yet. Expecting 4 children & spouses and 9 GCs for the w/e.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 19/12/2016 at 09:16

Morning all.


Happy birthday to Dove's lovely OH. I know he's lovely 'cos I've met him! I hope you both have a good day and the weather is kind.


Plan for the next couple of days is housework, putting up decorations, window cleaning, making up beds for the family and wrapping presents - ouf! (whew in English)

Garden pictures 2016: 2

Posted: 18/12/2016 at 14:33

Great looking winter veg, all I have is in the freezer apart from some manky looking curly kale which isn't as curly as it looked on the photo.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2018

Photos of your plants and gardens 
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Do you know what this houseplant is, please?

 
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Problems using the website

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The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
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When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
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What is your weather like?

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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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