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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Which Plant would you like to be?

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 17:06

Something that prefers a cool shady place, but is pretty too and doesn't get eaten by slugs or deer ? Pulmonaria.


Posted: 23/07/2015 at 17:01

Late Hello!

Went to local water board today about the huge bill following the water leak. They wanted original of bill from plumber and a letter from me. The woman in the office wrote the letter for me and said she had cancelled the bill. I should received a new bill more in line with my usual payments. She also told me that they have no problem with water, plenty under the ground, although some areas are suffering. She said I can carry on watering the garden. Phew!

I did the weekly shop in the supermarket there, instead of Leclerc near Périgueux. Have just read in local paper that the farmers are demonstrating about milk and meat prices and have dumped a load of manure at the entrance to the motorway and parked a load of tractors in the Leclerc carpark - so I escaped that. Another phew!

Gardening quiz.

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 16:59

Oh good heavens, I nearly missed a photo of Aidan Turner!   Just seen what you are up to, been out.

Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 16:22

Thank you Susan. I asked some one about her at the garden, they said she rarely appears now as she's getting very frail.

Old rose - Mme Isaac Pereire

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 22:33

I think it should have 5 largish leaves. I have grown it in a previous garden but not this one.

Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 22:21

 Beth Chatto Wet Garden


Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 22:18


Beth Chatto Dry Garden



Posted: 22/07/2015 at 21:44

I thought Verdun was tall and the postie was short


Posted: 22/07/2015 at 18:56

Fidget, you could always wear green wellies (why does spell check always turn that into willies?) under your dress if it makes you feel more at ease.

Horse is Lena, KEF. Gentle and beautiful.

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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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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