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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Monty's watering advice

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 22:39

Living in Dordogne where it can get very hot in summer, I give mine a good soaking every other day, until water comes out at the bottom.

Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 22:35


Hasn't anyone been to any gardens this year since April?

We went to Waterperry in Oxfordshire before we went to New York. It was looking lovely.



Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:38


Do you think I'd win a prize for the biggest carrot at the local show?


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:34


Done my first bit of gardening since we came home from the New York trip. Have deadheaded 3 climbing roses and done some weeding in the veggie garden.

Before and after.



Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:18


Wow, what's happened to Dove? Is that just from visiting Wonky's garden? Shall post her avatar here in case she changes her mind all of a sudden!


Suggestions for ants in flower bed

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 14:33

So do I. I haven't heard of that before, wonder if it really works.

Suggestions for ants in flower bed

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:33

I have had that problem before, especially in dry weather. Ant powder was the only thing that worked, but usually I don't use insecticides. Case of needs must!

Sweet peas

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:30

They can be slow to germinate, old seeds are unreliable. But that is rather late to sow. I sow mine in the autumn and again in early spring. Also I sow mine 1cm deep.

An invasion of you forum lot's privacy...

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:21


This used to be my avatar, some time ago. Very typical of me - buying plants! Then I thought real Busy-Lizzies would be prettier. But I think I was a rose in between.


That's scary

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:14

What I found really surprising was that he didn't have any protective clothing and he put his bare hands into the swarm!

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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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Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

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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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
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