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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

want to come back

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 23:37

Hello chica, I remember you from before. It is addictive isn't it? But does it matter? It's good to chat with other gardening people.

How do I keep my indoor herbs alive?

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 23:22

Mint will normally be too big for a windowsill, chives really prefer living outside, so does mint. Basil I usually find OK from a supermarket, I nip off the tops of the shoots to use and they grow sideshoots. Parsley can be funny, it may recover, or you could cut it up and freeze it in a plastic bag to use when you want. Don't overwater but keep damp. For the first days don't put them in direct sunlight, it may be too strong through a window, do it gently. As Nutcutlet says, they are grown to be used.

Narrow Garden Issue

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 23:13


What about a Prunus Amanogawa? It is a very slender flowering cherry. This is a pic from Google.



Posted: 21/09/2014 at 22:57

Lovely, Liri. This is the garden gallery thread, if you feel like posting some more. 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 18:11

 And Dahlia Pooh is still flowering


Autumn is just starting and new plants are appearing, like Sternbergia Lutea (yellow autumn crocus), cyclamen and Michaelmas daisies.


Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 17:54

Just posting here again so I'll get to see some of the pics . Dove did you say you'd started a thread with pics of the last garden? Can't seem to find it.

Under-gardener Award

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 17:51

My UG does all the mowing, a lot of hacking back of overgrown shrubby stuff and all the repairs. He also does all the hoovering indoors and a lot of the washing up. But he is retired. 

Under-gardener Award

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 17:47

I think kisser training works better

Clearing a garden

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 17:40

I agree with Liriodendron, a crab apple, blossom in spring, pretty coloured fruits in autumn. Lots of varieties to choose from. If pot grown, then any time, but autumn is always a good time, will get rained in and have time to settle down before next year's growth.


Posted: 21/09/2014 at 17:33

Oh dear Yvie, but at least there is a time limit, the 5 days will seem very long. Thank God it's not meningitis. Hugs. Always a worry when little ones are ill.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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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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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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