Busy-Lizzie


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Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 25/10/2016 at 14:49

Obelixx, I'm surprised you say no Glyphosate in France. They sell it here and the ban wasn't to be until until 2022. More recently the news is that only Glyphosate containing Tallowamine is to be banned.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 25/10/2016 at 12:22

I remember Peter West commentating on Come Dancing, before Terry Wogan. I loved the dresses then.

Greenhouse Heating

Posted: 25/10/2016 at 12:12

Dai the Lawn, that happened with my 2 funnel paraffin heater, then it started making soot and I just couldn't adjust it properly so I bought another. Always a bit of hassle, but I didn't have an electricity  supply to the GH. Then, some years ago, I met 2nd OH and he arranged an electricity supply and gave me a small heater. It's so much easier.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 25/10/2016 at 12:03

Feeling drained and headachey. Family dispute yesterday.


Your winter interest area sounds a lovely idea Obelixx.


Glad you enjoyed your visit DD.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 25/10/2016 at 11:47

They are lovely Yvie, what a lot you still have out. My dahlias are now frosted and I will be digging up the ones in pots to make way for spring bedding in the next couple of days.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 09:59

I didn't think Lesley was the worst, but, if she would have had to jive next week then I think it's just as well she's out.


I really think Ed should go next. Can't understand why Daisy was in the dance off. I think she's the best woman dancer. Maybe her costume wasn't pretty enough.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 09:19

I like quince jam with cinnamon in it.

Gardeners world going to try an hour long

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 09:15

Frances Tophill is often on Gardener's World now, to add to the other women gardeners. She's the one who visited gardens in extreme spots.


Agree with aym about Monty's banana. It's something most of us probably don't have and he's spent some time last year and this year digging it up for the winter. I couldn't have one anyway, it's just too big and heavy. I prefer flowers anyway.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 09:08

Love the colour of your Irises, Pat. If you don't have English bluebells then having Spanish ones doesn't matter. They are lovely anyway.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 08:53

Morning all.


Such sad news from pdoc. When will it end?


Raining. Heating oil coming this morning, hopefully. Last week he never arrived because he couldn't find the house. Secretary said she'd given him detailed instructions.

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