Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 19/01/2017 at 13:40

They are so pretty Liri.


It was -12° here at 8.15am.


We went to the Maire's funeral this morning. It was freezing, -9° in the village at 10am. Everyone gathered outside the Mairie for tributes and speeches then we walked down the road to the church, but the church is very small so a lot, including us, couldn't fit in. There were loudspeakers outside but they didn't work very well. I thought he would be buried in the village cemetery, but he is being cremated this afternoon, family only. He was such a nice man, been Maire since 1983, only 64 yrs old.

This evening we are going to an ecumenical service for Christian Unity Week in the French Protestant Temple. It's usually packed with everyone from the French Catholic bishop to the English C of E. Refreshments afterwards and lots of chatter (in French).

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 19/01/2017 at 11:48

Warm at yours then, Obelixx! -12° here, south of you, at 8.15am.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 22:55

Sorry Obelixx, I should have told you to look at the site with your eyes shut! I've had perennials from them, which arrived in good condition. Only the Anemone Wild Swan died, but I've had that from other sources and they all died. Never had roses from them.

Plant orders for 2017

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 19:15

I have just ordered my first plug plants, annuals, but they won't be coming until 30th March.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 19:06

-8° this morning and -4° this afternoon.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 17:06

It's looking very good for a garden in winter. aym I'm pretty sure it already has acers and bamboo, I saw them on the programme and I know the tree in the patch of earth is an acer, wearing it's naked winter coat! And there is a bamboo behind the red bench. The red looks great.

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So...Resurrected Five

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 13:43

Thanks for reminding me. I thought I'd transferred all the birthdays onto the 2017 calendar, now I see I've only done January.


I had an eye test in June, no hunky men


It's only -4° outside at the moment.

On TV

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 13:35

Where will you keep your bike? Could there be some overhanging roof at the back to put it under?


Maybe you have to be logged in to Twitter to get it. I don't want to do Twitter. Photos here would be great.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 13:08

I've now had 3 catalogues  and have ordered some plug plants, annuals.


https://www.promessedefleurs.com/vivaces.html  Haven't had annuals from them before, but they do Isotoma, Ammi Visnaga, Osteospermum Terracotta that I couldn't find anywhere else. Coming end of March. Hope they are OK.


2pm here and still only -4°. The dining room is only +4°, heating is only on for dinner parties, few and far between in winter, last used for Christmas with the fire lit too.


Off to look at next catalogue.

Plant orders for 2017

Posted: 18/01/2017 at 08:32

I think you can order them but they aren't sent until spring. At least that's what happens here in France. We are back from Norfolk and there was a seed catalogue and a plug plant catalogue waiting.

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