Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/01/2016 at 15:56

Glad you are feeling better DD.

Our lunch guests have gone. The slow cooked lamb was yummy and our friends were chatty so we had a good time.

Enjoy Ireland and your family Liri, was going to ask where in Ireland but Wonky has said Galway.

Well done Wonky, hope they take notice.

Planting in a very formal courtyard bed

Posted: 24/01/2016 at 08:47

That sounds lovely Topbird. I'd wondered about roses but roses need some care.

My Aztec Pearl is still under 3 feet after 8 years. It's still bushy. it's bed gets quite dry in summer.

Planting in a very formal courtyard bed

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 22:35

It starts off quite small, well I suppose how big it is when bought would make a difference. I planted mine in 2007 and it grows a bit each year. It's not big like Choisya Ternata.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 22:30


 


 


 


 


 

Hadn't seen this had been started, I was just going to start it. I started the one in 2014, called Garden Gallery.

 

Painting the Modern Garden (30 Jan - 20 Apr)

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 22:17

Sounds great, would love to go, but can't. I saw several of Monet's paintings when we were in New York last year. I live in France but I haven't been to Monet's garden yet, a long way.

Begonia tubers

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 22:13

I find Begonia plug plants grow very well, the Illumination series or the Dragon's Wing ones are great in pots. I buy them online.

Planting in a very formal courtyard bed

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 22:11

That looks grand. Is it your house or are you the head gardener?

What about Lavender, Caryopteris, Abelia, Choisya Aztec Pearl or White Dazzler?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 22:01

Chicky, my Mum lived in Battle and I often drove down Powdermill Lane, but I had no idea that hotel was there!

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 14:46

Lovely and sunny now, but the ground is sodden and I'm busy with other things.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 14:28

How lovely, Panda.

Topbird, your garden sounds as though it will be gorgeous.

Have cleaned the dining room, prepared the veg and the lamb is slow cooking in the oven as there won't be time to do the whole cook tomorrow, back in the oven in the morning.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
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Shelf life of grease balls for birds

 
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Moss in Flower bed

 
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What is your weather like? (2)

 
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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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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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