Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 18:56

I've stopped riding now, arthritis has struck, and nerves. I gave my lovely mare away to a young girl who grew out of her pony. Still have daughter's oldie (28) and her mare and my old mare (21) who was always a bit mad. Bought her cheap when first OH died, as a project. Think I was a bit mad too!

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 18:51

It works. It's looking great DD and so tidy. Cute lambs.

Identify plants

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 15:09

Are you sure? Not seen often, it's Australian and I think the leaves are shinier.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 14:59

They are beautiful animals aren't they Dove? The flat racers are a bit too skinny and greyhoundish. My best friend at school trained steeplechasers, I was lucky enough to ride a couple when I went to stay. I never cared for the betting side, just liked to look at the horses.

Back from lovely meal out in pretty local town. A new bookshop with English books and a tea room has opened. The friendly owner is French. What will happen to people like that catering to the English (and Ryanair, for that matter) if England leaves the EU. Sorry, wrong thread

New flower bed

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 10:17

I hope they aren't Leylandii that you have in there already. They grow enormous.

Look up hardy perennials on Google if you want flowers that come up every year, but I think front garden beds like that look quite nice with shrubs in them, tallest in the middle and shorter round the edges. Look up Choisya, Weigela, Caryopteris, Sambucca Black Lace (will need yearly pruning), small leaved lilac etc.

Garden Ponds...

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 10:11

I don't care for JV either.

What I can't understand is how they got into such a big fish tank. Apparently their mother thought they were playing upstairs. 2 years old is too young to leave children alone. I used to lock the back door if I needed the loo so mine wouldn't go outside without me.

crocuses

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 10:02

I planted 400 in a well drained lawn, in sun, some years ago. They have disappeared over the years, one came up this year. I thought it was because they dried out too much in summer, can't have been waterlogging.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 09:36

Sun and blue sky.

I hope you enjoy Wisley, scroggin.

TV alert new series Big Dreams Small Spaces

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 09:32

My favourite is Chris Beardshaw

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 09:14

Morning all. Sunny.

Going to local tourist town today to put up posters for concert and have lunch, think I said that last night

Thought I'd lost my old dog last night. Took him out for bedtime wee and he ran off into the paddock in the dark. Didn't come when I called him. But he turned up at the kitchen door 10 minutes later. He's getting a bit senile as well as not being well.

I wish we could be on summer time all the time. Don't like those dark winter evenings. The EDF said we would use less electricity on summer time.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Do you know what this houseplant is, please?

 
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Problems using the website

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Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
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Shelf life of grease balls for birds

 
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Moss in Flower bed

 
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What is your weather like? (2)

 
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The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
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When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
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What is your weather like?

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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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