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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

A chapter of a book

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 23:18

You can get plants, but not often the named varieties, and perennials usually come in small pots, very young, for about £1.50. They shut for lunch, irritating! English ones are better. French GCs tend to be more expensive generally. I buy plants when I go to England.

Things you did in the garden as a kid which were extremely bad!

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 22:53

I'll have to put something because I want to get told of the replies and this looks as though it could be interesting, but I was horribly boringly good in the garden when I was little. All I can remember was, when I was about 5, eating all the blackberries and being sick.

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 22:45

Oh well, no good talking to myself. See you in the morning.

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 22:42

Loved the whales too. I read somewhere that they are the only other animals to have a menopause and the grandmothers babysit the young whales;

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 22:40

Just as I arrive everyone goes. OH and I go off to the sitting room and watch TV in the evenings. We have supper there too. Computer lives in kitchen.

Great photos of the Millau Viaduct Geoff. Here's one I took last September, but we didn't go on it, only underneath it. It's huge.


A chapter of a book

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 19:07

Trying to make an English garden in France.

Spring -summer

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 19:06

Bunny, if you don't mind using biennials or short lived plants, you can buy plug plants of forget- me- nots, bellis daisies, violas, primroses etc in autumn, plant them then up they come in late spring putting colour in the garden. Oh and wallflowers - scent as well.

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 18:35

Hello Ben. I'm the sensible one (boring!). Bunny's bonkers but often very cheerful.

Hello all. It was a lovely sunny day today and I had to go to Bergerac for a meeting and missed most of it. But stopped at another new GC, , on the way back and bought 2 blueberry bushes and a big sack of ericacious (spelling?) compost, more strawberry plants for the new bed, woven weed supressing stuff for strawb bed, a dwarf rhododendron (I killed my other one by not realising the hole in the bottom of the pot was blocked and it got waterlogged) and a red leaved loropetalum (killed the last one because of forgetting to bring it in for winter). Oh and some pea netting for the mange tout peas that I will sow soon. This gardening lark gets expensive sometimes, have to cut back on food!

Fork Handles

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 23:22

Chatted with my girlfriend (woman really) while OH was at choir and you lot wrote about 4 pages. Going to bed. Goodnightall.

Seeds are up

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 23:10

Sam, I get the plug plants from a French company called Jardin Express but there will be English companies, I think Suttons do them.

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