Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:03

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Glad you had a good birthday Punkdoc. I looked up the Black Swan in Helmsley, looks yummy, lovely food photos. I know Helmsley, have an old school friend and an uncle in N. Yorks. We are going there in July. Love the Helmsley walled garden too.

 

Chelsea photos

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:36

obelixx, I think I must have similar taste to you then.

So sorry about the hailstorm. Heartbreaking, it's happened here before. We had a huge storm on Wednesday too, but not hail, just rain to batter the roses, but someone in a local village died when the roof of her barn caved in and several thousand homes were without electricity in Dordogne.

Is this Elderflower?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:31

Use the open flowers, not the buds, but before the flowers lose their fragrance and start releasing pollen. If you shake the flower and it stays firm and no powder or bits fly off then it's OK.

Chelsea photos

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 17:03

Wow!! Obelixx, great photos. I feel I've seen more of the gardens than I did on TV when there was an awful lot of people talking to each other, instead of showing the plants and gardens. Thank you, you're a star

Is this Elderflower?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 16:57

That is elderflower and we have just made 2 bottles of yummy cordial using that BBC recipe.

please identify

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 16:51

Do you have to cut it back before it's flowered? It won't harm it to cut it, but it's usually better after flowering. I think it's a spirea.

Platn ID - mysterious climber, springing up all over the garden (photos)

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 16:48

It is something problematic! Mine hides under the wall and I still have it after over 20 years. I find it very tricky and time consuming to treat as it is in herbaceous borders full of plants. Get rid of it while you have the chance! As Dove says.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 23:19

I get email notifications (when they work!) which takes me straight to the last post I looked at. I always wonder how it knows which was the last post I read.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 19:41

Hasn't rained! Planted up 3 troughs and 4 big pots. Cleaned sitting room and 2 loos. Made spag bol for tomorrow - at son's request. Must make choc mousse. Nearly time to eat chicken in mushroom sauce in front of Chelsea - with first new potatoes!

Panda please give me some tips on eye make-up, it makes your eyes look sooo big.

mower

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 13:54

Great news Alan. Glad it worked out well.

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