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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie


Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:52

I have a metal shed that I use for horse food and grooming kit. It got very hot in summer so I stuck some aluminium foil type insulating stuff on the ceiling and it's much better.

Help! What colour should I paint my fence?

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:47

There is a problem with this site at the moment. They keep promising to sort it but they haven't managed yet. You may find you get a squashed tomato when you try to look at other information like "my posts"!

The average gardener

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:40

Thank you, Brumbull.

Purple flowering Cow Parsley?

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:39

Isn't it pretty?


The average gardener

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:34

Brumbull, is this an English garden?


Help! What colour should I paint my fence?

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 11:24

I couldn't comment on the sponged effect as I've never done it in the garden. Did it in my bedroom once!

Front garden inspiration

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 09:53

What about a variegated cornus? Cornus alba elegantissima. It has red stems in winter white flowers early summer, and is easy to grow.

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 09:38

Morning all. Sunny today, poured yesterday (was in foul mood yesterday, got a cold, slept badly, couldn't get outside) Still got a cold and didn't sleep well, but the sun makes such a difference.


Posted: 03/04/2013 at 09:31

Every time I throw something away I need it. Unless it's total rubbish of course. One day I will be back to 9 stone and I will need all those clothes - and they'll be back in fashion because fashion goes round in cycles!


Posted: 02/04/2013 at 23:18


OH has a lovely wooden shed, bought last year. We painted it and I planted clematis on 2 sides. In this photo (which some of you have seen already and are probably getting fed-up with!) you can see a clematis which looks very sad, but it's coming into bud now, a Montana. He keeps it beautifully tidy. I have a lean to behind the garage for tools, it's always a mess and I have the GH, which is usually a mess too, but at the moment it's full of baby plants.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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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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Rose pruning and frost

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why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

Can't upload photos anymore 
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