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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie


Posted: 20/05/2013 at 09:31

Good heavens KEF, 15° in Yorkshire and only 12° in Dordogne!


Posted: 20/05/2013 at 09:02

Bank holiday today, Pentecost Monday. Looked at English calender and it's next Monday. Why? It's meant to be for Whitsun or Pentecost? Strange.

Going to lunch with son. He and his wife bought a house with a large garden that has never been a garden, Like a rough field on a slope. Landscape man coming this afternnoon so son wants me to talk to him.

Saint or sinner?.....don't like annuals

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 08:55

I'm looking forward to this, bamboo sticks! How exciting! I'm for annuals, but it the right places.

What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 08:49

Did nothing yeasterday, poured, ground waterlogged. Cold. Not normal for SW France!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:26

Saw the Chelsea programme, liked Chris Beardshaw's garden, liked Chris Beardshaw too!

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:08

Here are a couple from last year to keep us going, Rosemoor in June - our holiday in Devon. Then Harlow Carr in Yorkshire in August, visiting family and friends.


Spring sweethearts

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 22:43

I love Artjak's bench too. Here's my first rose. Paul's Scarlet climber.

Welcome to the potting shed

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 14:52

I thought tea bags had some sort of plasticy stuff in them to stop the bag disintegrating when boiling water was poured on them. I don't bother composting them any more.

Do you have the red lily in Briton/Scotland?

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 14:45

We have them in France too unfortunately, revolting little things.

Allium seedlings

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 14:41

I don't really know the best answer, but I leave mine. I suppose, if you aren't happy with where they are, you could pot them up and grow them on a bit and replant them.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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

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Rose pruning and frost

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why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

Can't upload photos anymore 
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