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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

It's my birthday

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 08:22

Gosh, thought I'd missed Nut's birthday, now I've got 'til Tuesday!

What to do with this broccoli?

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 08:19

Must be a different variety from mine. I sow in spring, transplant in June. It grows all summer, not making shoots or flowers, then it shoots in early spring, lots, and I eat it in early spring until it goes to flower when the weather gets warm.


Posted: 26/09/2015 at 10:17

Morning all. Haven't been here since I came back from daughter's, been so busy. But I did meet DD at an Open Gardens meeting. She's already said that, I started reading back, but there was so much I stopped and came here to post instead.

I hope Dove is having a lovely holiday.

We are going to a wedding this afternoon. Tomorrow it's Harvest Festival then friend's birthday lunch then OH is singing with his choir in a concert. May not get time to come here tomorrow.

Garden is a mess, but hopefully, rain permitting, will get a chance to clear it up in autumn.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 22/09/2015 at 11:34

That's right, as Steve says. The new pet will also be a loved pet, a new personality and friend in it's own right, not a replacement.


Posted: 22/09/2015 at 09:18

Morning all. Drizzling and grey.

Am going to look after daughter 2's two children after school, she's going to a teacher's meeting and husband is up north with work. They moved to 1h15 away in July. They were in the north of France, 8 hours drive away. Her OH's firm is re-locating him.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 21/09/2015 at 22:15

I'm so sorry about your cat, Hogweed. I've lost 2 cats in the last 10 years and my dog has cancer and will be 13 in December. Animals are good friends.



Posted: 21/09/2015 at 19:04

I'm so sorry DD and Verdun. Sometimes life can be so sad. When I came back from holiday I was reading back and laughing, now I feel more like crying. That young man's family - how awful for them, but I hope a home can be found for Shadow. But even if it can DD will still be sad without him. What rotten things to happen.


Posted: 21/09/2015 at 13:14

Holsteins have been coming into the UK since the 1800s, on and off. This site explains all 


Posted: 21/09/2015 at 11:24

Thanks Panda.  Have read back a few pages. Bananas and porridge made me laugh! Glad Dove, Lyn and Hosta had a good time. Seems funny without Dove here.


Posted: 21/09/2015 at 10:56

Now I'll read back, but not sure about 2 weeks worth! Probably take hours.

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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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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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