Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 24/08/2016 at 10:12

Morning all. Looks like being another hot day.


Glad things are getting sorted out for DD.


Topbird, we are going to England tomorrow, but will be going to Kent and Sussex as well as Norfolk, visiting friends.


Preparing for going today. Watering garden, washing sheets, packing. Just realised veg garden is a mass of weeds. Too hot or too busy to work in it except for watering. I had to buy extra tomatoes for my BBQ as the children had eaten them all the week before, now there are masses, just as we are going away. Shall put some in the freezer.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 23/08/2016 at 22:49

Haven't had rain for weeks, then it rained on Saturday, day of my BBQ. Typical.


31° sun today. That would have been too hot for my BBQ, think I preferred the rain.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 23/08/2016 at 22:38

I have 9 grandchildren, living in France, and OH has two in England, aged from 1 to 10. Summer holidays means I get to see more of them.

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 23/08/2016 at 22:25

Echinaceas don't like my garden, nor does Anemone Wild Swan  Well done for the White Swan.


I have rudbeckias, heleniums, salvias, phlox, penstemens, phygelius, hardy geraniums, dahlias, fuschias, echinops ritro, and can't remember what else, out at the moment, various different sorts. And annuals and roses.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 23/08/2016 at 21:55

Congratulations to Obelixx and Lesley for anniversaries and Happy Birthday to Fairylet.


It was 31° here today. We went to visit DIL, her OH and 2 grandchildren (OH's) at the campsite where they are on holiday in Dordogne. We all went out to lunch in nearby town and paddled in the river, which was freezing!

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 23/08/2016 at 21:40

Oh silly me! Must be tired.  Busy day seeing OH's grandchildren on holiday here.

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 23/08/2016 at 20:59

Thank you for admiring my rudbeckias, GD. I water them every other day, a very good soak. It's been hot here sometimes in the early 30s.


AYM, what sort of White Swan is it? I only know anemone White Swan and it isn't that.


Crikey, that's some Cosmos! Why are mine so pathetic?

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 22/08/2016 at 22:22

Hello all. Been out all day seeing daughter 2. Went to a restaurant by a river for lunch. Ate outside. There was a playground for the grandchildren. Then we went to a pretty part of the river where there was a dam and a bathing beach.

Olympics

Posted: 22/08/2016 at 22:01

My favourites were Charlotte Dujardin and Nick Skelton winning their gold medals. Including Nick's chin and the way he hugged his groom and his horse.

My flowers ..

Posted: 21/08/2016 at 22:21

Zinnia "Profusion Fire", Salvia Farinacea (annuals), new Day Lily that I've forgotten the name of. The red and white dahlia was very cheap in supermarket, no name on it but it's come up for 3 years without being dug up in winter.


OH was a physicist, then worked with computers, retired, took up piano aged 70 and doing amazingly well.

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