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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

horticultural society

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 18:11

What about chutneys and jams made with your own produce?

Could you have plant sales at other times of the year?

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 18:09

It's a yummy sticky cake made with oatmeal and black treacle. Best with ginger in it.

Fat balls in plastic NO

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 18:06

I use a container like the one Dove posted on the previous page. But before that I never had a bird with its feet caught. Better be safe than sorry though.


Posted: 29/10/2014 at 18:03

You must be mad Yvie, especially with a sore throat. Go to bed with a hot honey, lemon and brandy.

My Lucifer hasn't spread as much as I wanted it too. Probably too hot and dry here in the summer.


Posted: 29/10/2014 at 09:31

Morning all.

Your bed is looking great DD. Are you sure you don't want to join the Open Gardens?I've never bought or seen an intact empty bottle of wine.

Going to supermarket.

Happy birthday Lily Pilly

Can you help identify this plant (v. 2) ?

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:13

It is the herbaceous phlomis. I have it in my garden. There is a shrubby one too.


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:11

Fairygirl, we better get our coats together!

Did some weeding today and pruned a huge Tuscany rose. Couldn't tell what was what in the spring when the leaves weren't there. Loads of dead wood and old stems in the middle.

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:05

Love peanut brittle, but not with chilli. Do people still roast marshmallows on bonfires? Something warm and savoury? Chicken noodle soup, noodles look a bit like worms, OK for the theme.

Invasive shrub

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 12:10

Mine has been in it's place for over 15 years, has spread a bit but certainly isn't invasive.


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 09:59

Dove, I don't know how cold it gets in East Anglia, but here in Dordogne I've never managed to keep one through the winter in a flower bed. We usually have several -10°s in the winter though, except for last winter. When I've had them they've flowered right up to the frosts.

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