Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 04/04/2017 at 08:50

Morning all.

Just after last post here and contacting Nora (why didn't I think of sending a PM?) the Internet disappeared altogether.  France Telecom told me they'd been having problems and they were working on it. I wasn't the only one with the problem. They said it would be back this morning, which it is. Seems a bit better, I can type, scrolling is still a bit jerky, but it hasn't got stuck - yet! They also said the technician was coming at lunchtime to repair the line that the tree fell on, it's been temporarily repaired and is still on the ground. So I went to look in the afternoon but he hadn't been.

Did gardening yesterday.

Sorry to hear you weren't feeling well, Pat, but it was a good thing to get everything checked out.

Last edited: 04 April 2017 08:51:30

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 03/04/2017 at 11:13

Thankkkkkkk you Dov

what shrub is this?

Posted: 03/04/2017 at 11:00

I think it's a Weigela.

Resurrected Ten

Posted: 03/04/2017 at 10:55


Delphiniums and rosebuds Pansy?? It's only just April! 

Looks like a nice day here, I should be outside. Spent ages trying to get onto the site. It just doesn't work properly when Internet is poor. No problems when we are in Norfolk.

Hope you feel better soon SGL.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 03/04/2017 at 10:48

Morning all.

Good news about baby's passport, I hope they will be able to visit as soon as baby is well again.

Trouble typing on here again. I think more people left the forum because the site doesn't work properly if you have feeble Internet, rather than because there was any unpleasantness between posters. I'm getting to the stage when I feel like leaving, it's such a waste of time clicking and clicking and nothing happens. In Norfolk the Internet is good and I don't have troubles. I post on another forum and there is no bother with that. Does anyone know how to contact Nora?

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 02/04/2017 at 22:55

Much cooler and wetter, but the odd sunny period today.

Apparently dead gazanie

Posted: 02/04/2017 at 20:37

They are usually grown as annuals. Fairly cheap to buy, plant new ones every year.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 02/04/2017 at 20:04

Back from daughter 2. Been gardening - there's a surprise! Planted the snowdrops and cyclamen I gave her and weeded the beds around the house. She's planted a hedge since I last saw her. Her OH cooked lunch, slow roast pork, asparagus and chips. He's been making the veg patch. Onions and cabbages growing already. Carrots sown and potatoes planted.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 02/04/2017 at 08:53

Morning all.

It must be so awful to have your house flooded. I've just read that people are driving there to look and laugh but not to help. Wonder if that's true or just journalist gossip.

Going to daughter 2 for lunch. Have just dug up snowdrops and cyclamen for her woody bit.

Resurrected Ten

Posted: 02/04/2017 at 08:46


Watched Beechgrove, first time for ages, normally asleep. Here is an hour later than you and I tend to go to bed quite late here, sometimes 1am, but that's mid night to you. Earlier last night as OH is away.

My cat's mother and grandmother were strays that my daughter used to feed. Daughter managed to catch her when she was 3 - 4 months old, a hissing, scratching wild thing. But now she's a lot tamer and, at last, at 12 years old, has decided she's going to be a semi indoors cat. Maybe because my lovely Border Collie died in September and cat wouldn't come in when he was in.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Problems using the website

Replies: 23    Views: 1103
Last Post: 02/03/2017 at 08:14

Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
Replies: 1199    Views: 76030
Last Post: Yesterday at 22:44

Shelf life of grease balls for birds

Replies: 24    Views: 1828
Last Post: 07/12/2016 at 07:25

Moss in Flower bed

Replies: 3    Views: 544
Last Post: 27/11/2016 at 20:51

What is your weather like? (2)

Replies: 1663    Views: 95919
Last Post: 25/06/2017 at 17:05

The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
Replies: 9    Views: 914
Last Post: 25/06/2016 at 18:37

When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
Replies: 15    Views: 624
Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 16:18

What is your weather like?

Replies: 1163    Views: 61335
Last Post: 31/08/2016 at 09:43

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Replies: 98    Views: 5903
Last Post: 09/07/2015 at 21:46

What tree has a flower like this?

Replies: 7    Views: 953
Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 22:04

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

Replies: 7    Views: 1008
Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Replies: 15    Views: 1419
Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Replies: 67    Views: 5419
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Replies: 224    Views: 13834
Last Post: 16/06/2015 at 22:43

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
Replies: 2337    Views: 166888
Last Post: 02/12/2014 at 10:37
1 to 15 of 27 threads