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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 22:38

When I was small my mother had a scullery with a copper for boiling the nappies and Daddy's hankies, and a mangle. I used to sit on the floor with a bowl of water and soap flakes and wash Daddy's socks. We had herring roes or bone marrow on toast for tea. It wasn't very long after rationing.

Hello Darkstar.


Posted: 22/08/2014 at 14:24

My birthday is in September and I'm a Virgo too. Supposed to be a home loving perfectionist. Is that why my house gets so untidy?

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:34

When the family were staying recently, baby grandson's baptism, we had champagne. I offered my 8 yr old grandson a sip and he said "Oh no, I can't, Mummy says children aren't allowed". Mummy is my daughter who would have had a sip when she was little.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:31

70€ is about £56, but I expect you've got there by now! It all depends on the exchange rate anyway.


Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:24

Morning all, cool but sunny.

Going to make raspberry icecream, friends coming for Sunday lunch. Must think of a first course.

I have lots of blackberries, but unfortunately they are brambles growing in my shrubs!

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:19

You can still get Mateus Rosé and I still like it. My father gave me my first sip of hock when I was 8, I really liked it.

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:14

That garden specialises in Michaelmas Daisies. Interesting to see it now, before they come out, I'd only seen photos of when they are out - stunning. Never been though.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 23:23

I have trouble with that OL. I always feel that the seeds need to be tucked cosily under the compost.


Posted: 21/08/2014 at 23:06

Saw a programme last night about meat and ecology, cows eat too much and fart too much, chicken isn't too bad, mussels cost nothing to grow in Scotland except for the ropes and they don't make gas. Insects are very ecological and full of protein - could be the meat of the future!


Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:11

I've searched on Google and can't find anything that eats the leaves like that. Most pests and diseases seem to start at the bottom of the onion and the evidence is quite obvious. I would be interested to know if anyone knows the answer to this one.

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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