Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/10/2015 at 09:03

Don't let yourself be stressed DD. I'm sure she'll be delighted you are looking after the garden. I expect she will be a help and won't expect perfection. I don't like other people's houses and garden to be perfect, makes me feel inadequate!

We are off to the UK, Ryanair, at lunchtime.

I went to a Garden Club meeting last night, there was an interesting talk about snowdrops. There are over 1500 varieties and some are very rare and expensive, collectors go mad for them! Then there was a quiz. I came tie first and will be getting Galanthus "Grumpy" as a prize, when it's the right time of year to pot it up. 

Lovely red leaves

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 21:05

Be careful if you plant Virginia Creeper, it can be really rampant, almost a pest. Can't get rid of mine.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 17:47

Going to a Gardening Club talk tonight, about snowdrops, there will be a quiz

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Posted: 06/10/2015 at 14:05

Have finished the plug plants at last. It's warm and windy today.

Good luck Hosta.

Are the markets good value near Norwich Dove? Sounds a good haul. Here they are more expensive than the supermarket.

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Posted: 06/10/2015 at 10:57

Thank you, Lesley.

I've just changed to winter bedding this morning, DD. We had the summer duvet and mattress side, but in real summer it's just a sheet.

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Posted: 06/10/2015 at 08:37

Morning all. Good luck with the scan Hosta.

I will be in the GH potting on plug plants this morning.

We are off to England tomorrow for a few days for OH's auntie's Memorial Service. She was 97. He looked on her as a Grandmother.

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Posted: 05/10/2015 at 22:26

Hello again, have been away a few days. Had family staying for weekend, new grandson's Christening.

Also box of plug plants arrived, violas, polyanthus, forget me nots, daisies etc, so have been busy potting them up.

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:15

Hurray! Good luck Panda! Hope you enjoy it.

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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:06

Morning all.

There is a lovely dogs home, Twilight, for old dogs here in SW France, run by an English couple. They ask for old duvets and bedding for the dogs. http://www.twilightchiens.com/ 

Going to pot up my new plug plants, but must have a clear out of the cold frames first.

rose

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 09:49

When I replaced a dead climbing rose (it had been decimated by deer over the years, now have a fence) I removed 2 wheelbarrow loads of earth and replaced it with earth from the veggie garden, compost and manure. New rose is doing OK.

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