Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 19:55

We haven't been gallivanting today. But we went for a cup of tea with neighbours who moved in semi opposite to our cottage in Norfolk in April. They are nice and she says she will water my new rambling rose on the front porch.


No need for that at the moment  - we've had loads of rain here today and thunder and lightening this afternoon.


We went to a local supermarket and to Wickes for a manhole cover. I've never been to Wickes, nice kitchens.


Tomorrow Dove, Topbird and I are going to Peter Beales Classic Roses. Happily the forecast is now good, sunny, but I think I'll believe it when I see it!

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 22/06/2016 at 20:22

Evening all. Gosh typing on an iPad shows such tiny writing compared with a lap top!


Our friends left this morning. This afternoon we went to The old Vicarage Grden at East Ruston. Fabulous, such a variety of styles of garden. We met Alan the owner and had our photos taken with him.  He was so friendly. 


OH is using the laptop and I must go and cook.

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 22/06/2016 at 19:45

Happy Birthday Pat.


Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 23:01

Just been having a catch up on here, what fabulous photos of your lovely gardens. BM your garden is beautiful and Wonky has made so much progress. Lovely rose GWRS.


Thank you for your kind remarks about my gravel bed.


Loved the squirrel story.

planting a raised flower bed

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 22:46

pjosephharris it should be fine, so long as you don't let it dry out in summer. I would dig in some blood, fish and bone fertiliser and add a thick mulch of potting compost to stop weeds and keep moisture in.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 22:19

Great news Lilly P, congratulations!


We've had a busy day, went to Somerleyton House and Garden, then to Lowestoft, then Harleston, then to the Fox and Goose in Fressingfield for a fabulous meal. Our friends are going tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 23:19

We went to the antiques quarter of Norwich today, 2 huge places selling loads of things. I bought 7 Willow pattern bowls for a pound each and 2 framed prints, 8 pounds each. We stopped to look round a small town on the way home and had tea in a tea shop.


Was shocked by the behavior of Clari and obelixx's mothers. I was lucky with mine.


sleep well in your new bedroom fairy girl.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 11:27

That's funny - it keeps writing "quote" on my non quote bits.

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 11:26
Dovefromabove says:

It's not a lake BL !!! It's a Meare!!! 


Sweet dreams everyone 


See original post

I know it's a Mere, Dove, but other posters may not know what  Mere is!! It's a mystery lake. ?volcano ?glacier ??

Going to Norwich today. But it's raining. Hope it clears up this afternoon.

 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 19/06/2016 at 22:27

Had a great day. We went to Peter Beales Classic Roses Festival. Like a village fete in a lovely garden. Our friends enjoyed it too. Then, after a snack in the food tent, we went to Bressingham Gardens. We all went on both the steam trains and the Carousel. Then she and I walked round the garden and he and OH looked at the steam museum. Then it was 5pm and closing so we went to Diss for a drink in a pub by the lake. Now back at the cottage having been out to dinner in another pub. But hope that Dove will be better and we can go to Peter Beales again, with Topbird, when our friends have gone.


Now going to read back.

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