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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:34

When the family were staying recently, baby grandson's baptism, we had champagne. I offered my 8 yr old grandson a sip and he said "Oh no, I can't, Mummy says children aren't allowed". Mummy is my daughter who would have had a sip when she was little.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:31

70€ is about £56, but I expect you've got there by now! It all depends on the exchange rate anyway.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:24

Morning all, cool but sunny.

Going to make raspberry icecream, friends coming for Sunday lunch. Must think of a first course.

I have lots of blackberries, but unfortunately they are brambles growing in my shrubs!

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:19

You can still get Mateus Rosé and I still like it. My father gave me my first sip of hock when I was 8, I really liked it.

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 09:14

That garden specialises in Michaelmas Daisies. Interesting to see it now, before they come out, I'd only seen photos of when they are out - stunning. Never been though.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 23:23

I have trouble with that OL. I always feel that the seeds need to be tucked cosily under the compost.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 23:06

Saw a programme last night about meat and ecology, cows eat too much and fart too much, chicken isn't too bad, mussels cost nothing to grow in Scotland except for the ropes and they don't make gas. Insects are very ecological and full of protein - could be the meat of the future!

Onions

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:11

I've searched on Google and can't find anything that eats the leaves like that. Most pests and diseases seem to start at the bottom of the onion and the evidence is quite obvious. I would be interested to know if anyone knows the answer to this one.

Buzzy lizzies

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:02

I think it could still be downey mildew. The leaves go a bit yellow, the flowers drop off, then the leaves, all quite quickly. There is a fine white powdery mould under the leaves, but it's not very noticeable. Busy Lizzies actually like water but so does the disease. If that's it then they need throwing away, in bags, not on the compost.

Plant ID

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 13:55

I think Nut's right.

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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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 17:25

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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