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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

It's my birthday

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 10:05

It will be my birthday in 16 days!

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 10:02

I've grown them, but they often don't survive the winter. They are much shorter than heleniums and the flowering period is a lot longer. My heleniums are doing well but this year I only have one gaillardia left from the 12 I bought as small plants 3 years ago.


Posted: 31/08/2014 at 09:54

Morning all.

The friends we are going to Italy with arrive this afternoon.

dahlias dahling

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 21:10

What gorgeous pics. I love Mark's second one too, unusual.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:50

I agree about box too, hate the smell. Thanks for the names of the heleniums, Verdun. I've just ordered one called "Red Jewel" - anyone know it?

what will go with Delphinium summer nights

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:42

I think white cosmos would be lovely as it will flower through the summer when the delphiniums are over. And it's light and feathery so won't smother the delphiniums.


Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:38

Topbird, sent you a PM. Don't know if you are getting email Notifications. I'm not at the moment.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:36

I really feel for all those with worries about elderly parents. I had that problem, but don't say much on Forkers. Daddy died 5 years ago and Mummy died 2 1/2 years ago. Miss them. It was hard being in France, went to UK often to see Mummy in the home.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:34

Why next week?


Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:19

There is also this garden, privately owned, they run a farm and a B&B. It's pretty, we've been there. La Roque Gageac is worth a visit too, you can take a boat on the river Dordogne or rent a canoe. 

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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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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no emails as well as small text

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