London (change)
Today 20°C / 16°C
Tomorrow 20°C / 15°C

Busy-Lizzie


Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 22:46

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45715.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45714.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 Greengage tree bed

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45713.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45712.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Cecile Brunner

 

Meg

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 09:43

Thanks Dove, just had 2 mugs of that! Better now.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 08:38

I just wrote rather a serious medical sort of item about cannabis an deleted it, too serious. But was trying to think of something to say. Only recently got out of bed!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 08:36

Morning all. Only 5° with 13° forecast. In the past it has been in the late 20s in May and one year my mother got a heat rash. It was cold last year too.

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 22:14

Bamboogie, is that a yellow acer? Amazing colour. Love the way you've trained the clematis in waves along the fence.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 17:01

Washing on the line, started sorting plants for planting out, then the rain started. Bother, washing will just have to stay there.

Unidentified Plant!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 12:12

Oh, got back too late! Question answered.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 12:10

Some time ago, I think it was on this forum, I told you a ghost story about our old Tudor farmhouse in Kent. We moved there in 1978 and I had a 2 1/2 year old and a baby. The week after we moved my little girl said "Mummy there's a lady in my bedroom, she's very nice". I went to look and my daughter was disappointed that the lady had gone. Then I went to the village post office to collect my child benefit and there were 2 old ladies. One said "Oh, you must be the new lady who's moved in. Have you met the ghost yet? She was a children's nanny who died there a long time ago".

I wish...........

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 09:07

Hogweed, you sound like me too. I'm 62 and have about an acre. But I do have an OH who cuts the grass. I saw your post last night before there was an answer, but I was just too tired and went to bed!

I've started using permeable weed suppressant fabric covered with bark chippings, which has cut down the weeding in 2 beds, one of which is just shrubs and lavender.  Don't say anything, Verdun, I know you hate it! I use a different sort of fabric in the veggie garden, pinned down with big staple things for plants like tomatoes and courgettes, even onion sets (I cut holes in it). But I have a lot of flower borders with mostly perennials, which I never quite keep on top of with the weeding. I weed kneeling on a mat and knees are getting stiff!

Good luck!

Just getting started and had several garden thefts

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 08:55

It's rotten when that sort of thing happens. It happened to me when I had a young man in to cut my hedge and do some strimming. My leafblower/hoover and my new longhandled hedgecutter that my father gave me disappeared, along with some smaller bits and pieces. He got very concerned that I would call the police and insisted it was gipsies.

Sometimes you hear of things being nicked or damaged on allotments. I think that is very mean, allotment owners aren't usually rich people.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Replies: 98    Views: 3298
Last Post: 09/07/2015 at 21:46

What tree has a flower like this?

Replies: 7    Views: 374
Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 22:04

Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

Replies: 7    Views: 467
Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Replies: 15    Views: 725
Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Replies: 67    Views: 3051
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Replies: 224    Views: 8391
Last Post: 16/06/2015 at 22:43

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
Replies: 2333    Views: 121570
Last Post: 02/12/2014 at 10:37

Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

Replies: 3    Views: 929
Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 17:25

Thank you to Tech team

Replies: 8    Views: 884
Last Post: 28/09/2013 at 09:25

wyre-forest-why

Replies: 7    Views: 856
Last Post: 07/08/2013 at 18:22

Changing avator picture

Replies: 5    Views: 770
Last Post: 05/07/2013 at 11:47

Trouble typing on some of the threads

Replies: 4    Views: 799
Last Post: 02/06/2013 at 10:51

Gardens we have visited 2013

Replies: 125    Views: 6590
Last Post: 07/08/2014 at 17:54

no emails as well as small text

Replies: 27    Views: 1709
Last Post: 23/03/2013 at 21:43

Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
Replies: 4    Views: 1348
Last Post: 27/02/2013 at 22:30
1 to 15 of 19 threads