Busy-Lizzie


Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 19:27

Weeded and cut down dead stuff in kitchen terrace bed today. Surprised to fill a whole wheelbarrow! Planted Sundisc daffodils in the bed which I bought when we were in Norfolk. Haven't seen them in France.

Mystery plant

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 19:24

Good guess, Dove!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 19:19

Oh dear Fidget, how heartbreaking. Does that mean all your beautiful underwater photos?


Didn't know what it was, seems it stores recorded TV programmes. Does that mean Poldark, Strictly etc?

Last edited: 16 November 2016 19:22:22

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 16:51

In that case we'll look out for the Belgian Monk next time we are in Norwich, maybe January.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 16:39

Mucked out the field shelter, shoulder has survived. Think Dove was right, it didn't involve reaching up. Then I weeded the narrow kitchen terrace bed, was amazed to get a whole barrowload of stuff out of it. Planted Sundisc daffodils in it.


I wonder if the Belgian Monk was the place we saw in Norwich last year, looked lovely outside, menu was great but when we went in the music was so loud we couldn't  stand it and had to leave.


I've just found out there is a lady here in Dordogne who has a barn she uses for storing donated clothes, household equipment etc for refugees and people on very low income. The stuff has to be sorted and packed into boxes, then it's take to Syria, or Paris where it's sent for refugees from the ex Calais camp or to a place for the homeless and poor of Limoges. I've volunteered a day of helping to sort it on Friday next week.

As snug as a bug in a rug

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 16:20

Glad to hear you are making progress after the operation.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 16/11/2016 at 09:17

Morning all.


It's been her computer before, flumpy. She does have a large family to keep an eye on her. I hope she's OK.


Man is cutting creeper of the house, I'm not good with ladders, nor is OH. Considering the 3 months of drought, I'm not sure why it's grown so much this year.


I must go and muck out the field shelter. Quite a heavy job and shoulder is still playing up.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 20:29

Spouse here has eaten and is asleep on the sofa watching Lucy Worsley.


Day has been filled with rather dull stuff, committee meeting, supermarket, ironing.


When we first moved to France our house was a converted water mill. We had water voles in the banks of the stream and a pair of muskrats who lived under the house. The stream ran under the house with a mill pool by the kitchen terrace. But I don't think we had ragondin. I wouldn't have liked to eat any of them, they were cute.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 09:20

Morning all.
Strictly speaking "got" is not good grammar and is usually unnecessary. I have blue eyes - no need for "got". I became old.  Not sure about I got out of bed! It's "have got" that shouldn't really be used, but in the last 50 years has become part of the English language.


Anyway, I hope you find a solution DD!

Garden pictures 2016: 2

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 09:06

You may notice I rather like moss!

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Problems using the website

Replies: 23    Views: 834
Last Post: 02/03/2017 at 08:14

Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
Replies: 323    Views: 24042
Last Post: Today at 14:30

Shelf life of grease balls for birds

 
Replies: 24    Views: 1576
Last Post: 07/12/2016 at 07:25

Moss in Flower bed

 
Replies: 3    Views: 439
Last Post: 27/11/2016 at 20:51

What is your weather like? (2)

 
Replies: 1336    Views: 71828
Last Post: Today at 11:06

The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
Replies: 9    Views: 810
Last Post: 25/06/2016 at 18:37

When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
Replies: 15    Views: 540
Last Post: 04/05/2016 at 16:18

What is your weather like?

Replies: 1163    Views: 58457
Last Post: 31/08/2016 at 09:43

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Replies: 98    Views: 5620
Last Post: 09/07/2015 at 21:46

What tree has a flower like this?

Replies: 7    Views: 887
Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 22:04

Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

Replies: 7    Views: 952
Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Replies: 15    Views: 1351
Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Replies: 67    Views: 5131
Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 06:30

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Replies: 224    Views: 13094
Last Post: 16/06/2015 at 22:43

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
Replies: 2337    Views: 159957
Last Post: 02/12/2014 at 10:37
1 to 15 of 27 threads