Busy-Lizzie


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No longer receiving email notifications

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 22:57

I'm not getting email notifications either. Sometimes happens, then they come back.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 22:51

I have 4 different heleniums and would like some more, especially the deep red one they showed - but they didn't name it, or several others, so frustrating. Was a bit disappointed in the prog this week. Monty planted some grasses that look just what I keep trying to weed out.

Good News for Mike

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 22:48

Cheers Mike!

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 22:47

It would have to be easy to put oneself on the map. When Blackest started it he put some of us, including me, on it as we didn't know how.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 18:51

I went to see Dordogne Damsel this afternoon. She has a lovely garden that has been neglected for some time, but was planted by someone who knew about gardens. Beds are quite large but there was a tangled mat of grass and weeds and nettles all over them, trying to throttle the plants. She's cleared quite a bit but still lots more to do. I have a bigger area and more lawn, but she has a much bigger area of planted beds. She's lovely, I hope we keep in touch.

shrubs

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 11:20

Not with the euonymus that I have, one is gold and green, the other is silver and green.

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 10:15

I think it was Blackest. Haven't heard from him for a bit.

Sweetcorn

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 09:06

Yes, they go deep yellow and tough. Keep an eye on them and freeze them. Mine crop for a week or two at the stage I like them, depending on how hot the weather is. But I live in Dordogne so they may toughen up quicker than in the UK.

Talkback: Tackling perennial weeds without chemicals

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 09:02

I thought that woollen carpets with woven backs were OK, but foam backed ones are a definite "no no".

shrubs

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 09:00

What about a variegated euonymus? Otherwise Choisya "Sundance", has golden leaves.

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The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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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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