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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 12:55

Hello Frazzled, welcome. You may get wet! Just off to have some lunch.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 09:17

Morning all. Happy Birthday punkdoc.

Just had brekkies, nothing to say, yet. Need more coffee.

2014

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 09:13

I hope you have a good day, Marion, despite the weather. In Dordogne it was only 9° yesterday and wet. No gardening for me today, housework and cooking, 2 sons and their families coming for Sunday lunch tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 23:06

Think it's time I staggered off to bed. I'm an hour ahead of you. People with lots of grandchildren need a lot of sleep, the good thing about retirement and children who've left home is that you can sleep late in the morning.

JUST FOR MIKE

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 22:46

That must be a relief, Mike. Did they say or do anything about the pain?

Perennial Planting

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 22:44

Then please would you let us know what happens? Even if it's next year!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 22:43

Orchid Lady must be younger than 27 because she's younger than me and I have 7 grandchildren.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 22:00

I'm just about to plant some out in my gravel bed if it would only stop raining!

whats eating my runner bean leaves

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 21:54

I had a problem, my bean leaves were being eaten up to chest high - it was deer! Could it be rabbits? My veggie garden now has a high fence.

Plant advice

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 21:48

I agree about painting the fence one colour, but I prefer a paler green. Personal taste, I don't care for dark fencing.

Then grow some climbers. There is a huge selection of clematis, some of which are evergreen, http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/ or honeysuckle could be good and will smell nice, doesn't mind shade either.

As for evergreen shrubs there is choisya or the golden Choisya Sundance, photinia Red Robin, euonymus fortuniae, which come in various variegated sorts and are easy to grow, eleagnus "Gilt Edge". They can all be trimmed to keep them to the right size and shape.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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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wyre-forest-why

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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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Rose pruning and frost

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reviews

why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

Can't upload photos anymore 
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