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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

whose poo?

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 14:17

I think hedgehog too.


Posted: 02/09/2015 at 12:06


I'm pretty sure that this is Watsonia in Bressingham Gardens when we went in July.



Posted: 02/09/2015 at 11:42

Vet has been, Archie is full of antibiotics. Vet coming back on Friday, will see if it needs stitching. Housesitter has sent an email, he was on another housesit.


Posted: 02/09/2015 at 10:34

I saw them growing really well in a botanical garden in Brittany, gorgeous. Brittany has a similar climate and soil to Cornwall - so I would say go ahead! I really wanted them, but have such different growing conditions here.


Posted: 02/09/2015 at 10:27

Some people dig them up, but I've left mine in the ground for years. Some varieties have gradually died, others come up year after year. Need a well drained spot with a mulch for winter.

Should I encourage house mice into my garden?

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 10:25

Have lots of mice here, despite my lazy cat. In the countryside. But they have been a bit of a nuisance. It's been very dry and they've been eating my tomatoes in the GH and the birds have eaten outdoor ones. Then they found the larder. I've had to put lots of stuff which was in plastic bags into metal boxes.


Posted: 02/09/2015 at 10:20

When the horses escaped, Archie fell over (bay one, 27), had superficial grazes. But I hadn't noticed he had a deep gash on the top inside of his left foreleg. Now swollen and oozing, called the vet.

Advice for my rose Falsataff please...

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 08:51

Berkley has started to tie them down. But I agree, much easier when the wood is young and flexible.


Posted: 01/09/2015 at 18:56

Went out and bought a couple of tops to wear with jeans. My parcel from M&S arrived at last - at the local Post Office so I collected it. The dress, jeans and pullover all fit perfectly.

RB, I did ride quite a lot. Bought the dark grey mare when OH 1 died to give me a project, she was half wild. She got quite good at dressage but very nervy ridden out, retired, early 20s. The bay is my daughter's 1st horse, he's 27, also retired. The beige one is daughter of dark grey mare, also my daughter's. I was riding the white one who I've lent, but now I'm 27 the body doesn't work as well as it did and all my friends have stopped riding, I got nervous going out on my own.


Posted: 01/09/2015 at 10:58


Hugs from me too Hosta. I have arthritis in my left hip, but not the cyst. Not ready for a replacement yet. Paracetamol and Ibuprofen help when it's bad, but it's not bad all the time.

Wretched horses escaped this morning. Not their fault really, a tree fell down on the fence in last nights storm. I opened the opposite paddocks gate as there was some good grass there and we set off in search. When we got back they were calmly eating grass in the paddock as those they'd never been anywhere.

Here they are in May before I lent Lena, the grey on the right, to the 16yr old girl.


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