Busy-Lizzie


Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 09:36

Morning all. Still raining, but just drizzle, looks as though it may clear up. Do we still use that weather thread we used to have?

We go to Eastbourne on Thursday to pack up for the move to our Norfolk cottage. Long drive to Dieppe. Back by the tunnel on the way home from Norfolk. Will stay with Son 1 in mid France on the way home. I hope the tunnel isn't still being attacked by those poor immigrants in Calais. I heard that Medecins sans Frontières had built them a new camp.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 22:37

Don't overdo it, Pat. You'll need to rest more, having been ill. Dust can wait.

Do I need to do anything to my Salvia

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 22:34

Yes, cut them off. It will grow from the bottom. If you cut the flower spikes off as they fade it will flower for longer.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 22:30

David K, IKEA's mattresses are guaranteed 10 years.

Good luck with new job punkdoc's OH.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 17:35

Are you good with your fists punkdoc?

Rained all day, just come back from wet walk with dog, getting dark.

Have been mending clothes belonging to OH this afternoon. He gets attached to his clothes until they are all frayed around the bottom. Sewed a new band around the bottom of his favourite summer jacket, he wouldn't let me throw it away last year. It was fiddlier than I thought.

'toilet roll seed starters'

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 12:12

Sometimes it's maddening. I put a lot of seed packets in a used supermarket bag and the bag is turning into white flakes.

RIP Terry Wogan....

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 11:59

Will be much missed. RIP.

'toilet roll seed starters'

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 11:57

I always used loo rolls but they have changed them for the make I use. They are biodegradable and flushable now. The loo rolls last year had almost disappeared by the time I planted them out, bit of a collapsed mess!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 11:53

Not very exciting here, Dove, done some paperwork and emails. Raining.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 08:53

Morning all. Raining.

Really enjoyed Turandot last night in cinema, filmed live from the New York Met. Several of our friends, French and English were there too.

On the way home, dark and raining, we were in a queue of 4 cars, 44 mph (70km) limit, white line and bendy road, when a white van shot past 2 of us, almost into a roundabout, then shot past the next 2. Lucky no one came round the bend.

Good news that Pat is feeling well enough to post.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
Replies: 57    Views: 3070
Last Post: 19/01/2017 at 08:05

Shelf life of grease balls for birds

 
Replies: 24    Views: 1370
Last Post: 07/12/2016 at 07:25

Moss in Flower bed

 
Replies: 3    Views: 361
Last Post: 27/11/2016 at 20:51

What is your weather like? (2)

 
Replies: 1061    Views: 51159
Last Post: Today at 12:07

The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
Replies: 9    Views: 740
Last Post: 25/06/2016 at 18:37

When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
Replies: 15    Views: 495
Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 16:18

What is your weather like?

Replies: 1237    Views: 56697
Last Post: 31/08/2016 at 09:43

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Replies: 98    Views: 5445
Last Post: 09/07/2015 at 21:46

What tree has a flower like this?

Replies: 7    Views: 853
Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 22:04

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

Replies: 7    Views: 913
Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Replies: 15    Views: 1305
Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Replies: 67    Views: 4937
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Replies: 224    Views: 12741
Last Post: 16/06/2015 at 22:43

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
Replies: 2337    Views: 156206
Last Post: 02/12/2014 at 10:37

Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

Replies: 3    Views: 1471
Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 17:25
1 to 15 of 26 threads